Surfer dies after shark attack in Australia

A man has died in a shark attack off the coast of the Australian state of New South Wales, the state ambulance service said on Twitter.

According to a statement from the service, medical staff responded to reports that a shark had bitten a man near Tuncurry Beach.

“Despite the best efforts of paramedics and passers-by at the scene of the incident, the man could not be resuscitated,” the statement said.

According to the state police, the man was attacked while surfing.

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Author: Steve Cowan
Graduated From Princeton University. He has been at the Free Press since October 2014. Previously worked as a regional entertainment editor.
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