65 yEARS OLD MAN ATTACKED BY A SHARK IN AUSTRALIA
[COLOR=#282828][FONT=georgia]65-year-old man attacked by shark in Australia
A 65-year-old man was attacked by a shark while paddling a surf ski near the New South Wales state town of Forster
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By Telegraph Video, video source APTN
9:53AM BST 04 Sep 2015
A 65-year-old man was attacked by a shark off Australia's most populous state on Friday, but managed to get back on his surf ski and get help on shore, police said.
The man was paddling a surf ski near the New South Wales state town of Forster, 300 kilometres (185 miles) north of Sydney, when he was attacked, police said.
They said he fell into the water but got back on the surf ski and managed to get closer to shore, where bystanders were able to help him from the water.
He was flown by helicopter for emergency surgery for a leg injury.
The state ambulance service described that injury as serious.Sharks are common off Australia's beaches, but fatal attacks are rare.The country has averaged fewer than two deadly attacks per year in recent decades.