Everyone who was in the water started screaming as they tried to get out of the water as fast as they could. So did the 39-year-old who was unable to escape.
A leisurely morning swim off the beach turned into a tragedy in South Africa as a woman joined in, Attacked and killed by a shark white.
Drama Sunday morning in front of Central Beach, in the town of Plettenberg Bay, in the Western Cape.
The victim is a 39-year-old woman Who was on the beach with other people swimming in the morning. The day seemed calm and the sea was calm when suddenly a great white shark appeared in the water.
The scene described by witnesses is immediately dramatic. Everyone who was in the water started screaming as they tried to get out of the water as fast as they could. So did the 39-year-old who was targeted by the animal and couldn’t escape.
“It was a bit cloudy but it was sunny and there were a lot of people diving early because the temperature was very hot. Then we heard a lot of screaming from people who ran out of water due to the shark attack,” a witness said.
reached the beach, Those present immediately asked for help But it is too late for the woman. A patrol boat from the National Maritime Rescue Institute (NSRI) arrived at the scene, but only managed to retrieve the dead woman’s body.
NSRI spokesman Craig Lampinnon told TimesLive: “Unfortunately, there was a fatal accident with a shark in front of Central Beach on Sunday morning. NSRI Plettenberg Bay and police were activated at 7:53 a.m. after that. When a shark incident was reported he was dispatched.” Upon arriving at the scene of the accident, rescuers found a lifeless body He is believed to be a 39-year-old woman from Cape Town. The body was pulled out of the water and taken to shore.”
This is the second fatal shark attack in the area in the past three months. So local authorities confirm that shark reefs will soon be installed in the water along with other warning signs.
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