09/19/2018 - Justine Barwick - Australia

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09/19/2018 - Justine Barwick - Australia

Post by alb » Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:55 pm

Australia Great Barrier Reef shark attack a 46-year-old woman was attacked in the latest most recent Australia shark attack. Cid harbor on Whitsunday Island off the Queensland state coast September 19, 2018, Australia shark attack



A woman in critical condition after Barrier Reef shark attack

Officials say a woman is in critical condition after she was mauled by a shark on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

Ambulance spokeswoman Tracey Eastwick says the 46-year-old tourist from Tasmania state was swimming on Wednesday from a yacht in Cid harbour on Whitsunday Island off the Queensland state coast when she was attacked by the shark that mauled her upper thigh.

QAS Critical Care Flight Paramedic onboard Rescue Heli 412 currently responding to a reported Shark Attack approx 50kms off the Whitsunday Coast. Patient now reported being on a boat.

— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance) September 19, 2018

She says a Mackay Base Hospital doctor happened to be on a nearby yacht and helped slow the bleeding before a rescue helicopter arrived.

The woman reached the hospital complaining of significant levels of pain.

The hospital reported the woman remained in a critical condition on Thursday after undergoing surgery on Wednesday night.



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