US man attacked by shark in KZN

2011-06-28 14:12

A United States scuba diver was mauled in a shark attack off the Rocky Bay coast near Durban today, Netcare 911 said.

“Both his hands and his left leg were badly mauled,” spokesperson Chris Botha said.

Paramedics stabilised the 22-year-old man before he was airlifted to the Albert Luthuli Central Hospital in Durban.

The man was diving for scientific research when he was attacked just after noon.

No further details were available.

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