Shark attacks on the Australian coast kill people every year – Last year alone there were eight. Now the first death has occurred in 2021: a 50-year-old man in the state of New South Wales is reported to be 300 kilometers north of Tunguri beach Sydney Bitten on right thigh.
Rescue workers pulled the injured man out of the water in the morning and tried to revive him. However, the Australian died on the beach. It is not clear what type of shark is the attacking animal.
The drone is looking for more sharks
Local coastal rescue chief Brian Wilcox told ABC, an Australian television broadcaster, that two sharks had been spotted during the drone operation following the attack. “It simply came to our notice then. I do not remember a shark attack in this area. “In the coming days, there will be more drone trips to make sure there are no animals near Tunguri beach.
With eight deadly attacks in the past year Australia Shark deaths at levels not seen since 1934. For the past five decades the country has seen an average of one dangerous attack per year – nothing in 2019.
According to Australian Nature Conservation Association Daronga shark attack figures, two people were injured in attacks this year, but the Tunkuri beach surfer was the first to die. Most recently, in November 2020, a 55-year-old surfer was killed near the town of Broom in the northwest of the country.