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Shark attack at Reunion Island

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A 24-year old surfer was attacked by shark around 4 pm on Saturday, October 26, 2013.

sharkThe young surfer severely injured from his leg. Witnesses alerted the emergency and his leg was put a tourniquet before evacuated to the hospital at Saint Pierre in Réunion; a French island in the Indian Ocean.

This is the third shark attack on humans identified this year. The last attack was ​​on July 15, a young girl had been killed in the Bay of Saint-Paul while she was bathing a few meters off the shore.

A 36-year-old French honeymooner was killed by a shark in May while surfing not far from the island's popular beach of Brisants de Saint-Gilles.

Last year, 78 shark attacks were reported around the world, of which eight were fatal.
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