Man Attacked By Shark While Surfing in Mandurah

Photo Credit: Marta Pascual Juanola - Mandurah Mail

Photo Credit: Marta Pascual Juanola – Mandurah Mail

Mandurah, Western Australia: A 29-year-old man suffered an attack by a shark while surfing on Tuesday, May 31.

The victim, identified as Ben Gerring, has been pulled out of the water around 4pm and was attended to by paramedics before getting transported to Royal Perth Hospital where he had undergone surgery.

The Falcon Bay beach has been closed by order of the city government, and remained closed by Thursday. According toSharksmart website, a white shark, estimated to be around 4.2 meters in length, has been captured in the area but are unable to confirm at this time if it was the same shark involved in the Tuesday afternoon attack.

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