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03/18/2013 - Laurent Borgna - New Caledonia

Posted: Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:14 pm
by alb
Shark attacks kitesurfer in New Caledonia

A kitesurfer has been attacked by a shark at a popular kitesurfing spot in New Caledonia.
The 42 year old man was bitten when he briefly fell into the waters of Sainte Marie Bay near the capital Noumea where he was kitesurfing on Tuesday.
Reports say the man was towed by his sail back to shore where passersby came to his aid.
He had to be treated in hospital for non life threatening injuries.