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NSW Police Force
09. February 2015
Fatal shark attack – Ballina
A man has died after he was pulled from a beach suffering fatal injuries believed to be from a shark attack on the state’s north coast this morning.
Just before 10am (Monday 9 February 2015), a group of surfers assisted an injured man from the water at Shelley Beach.
First aid was administered however the man died.
The man has not been identified at this stage.
A crime scene has been established and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.
Beaches have been closed between South Ballina and Lennox Head.
Source: NSW Police