Sunday, August 30, 2009

Surfer killed by shark at Mossel Bay

By Ofentse Mokae
30 August 2009

A shark attack on the Southern Cape Coast has claimed the life of a 23-year-old surfer.

The National Sea Rescue Institute’s Craig Lambinon says the man had been surfing with a friend between Glentana and Outeniqua near Mossel Bay yesterday afternoon.

His friend brought him to shore after the attack.

When emergency personnel arrived at the scene, they found the man’s right leg had been bitten off below the knee.

He was taken to hospital in George where he passed away.

He says the family of the deceased has been contact and they have passed their condolences to the family.

It is not yet known what species of shark was involved in the incident.


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