Surfer’s family calls for shark nets

2011-01-18 07:06

The brother of a teenage surfer killed by a shark at a Port St Johns beach at the weekend has called on the government to put up shark nets.

“Enough is enough,” Avuyile Ndamase, the older brother of Zama Ndamase (16), told the Dispatch Online.

“The only answer is to put up shark nets. The sharks know this place now – that is why they keep coming back.

“We don’t want to surf here any more.”

Ndamase, who was a provincial surfer for Border, was attacked by a shark at Second Beach in Port St Johns in the Eastern Cape on Saturday. He bled to death in the water.

This was the fifth shark attack at that beach in the past three years.

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