Shark attack: Man killed in Cable Beach, Western Australia
Shark attack: Man killed in Cable Beach, Western Australia

Shark attack: Man killed in Cable Beach, Western Australia

A Western Australia police official said in a statement to CNN: “At around 8:45 this morning, 22 November 2020, the police received information about a deadly shark attack on Cable Beach.

The man was rescued from the water and treated by local police before arriving in St. John Ambulance.

According to Surf Life Saving Western Australia and the police, Cable Beach – located off Australia’s northwestern coastline by Broome’s popular holiday destination – has been shut down as fisheries officials from the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development conduct patrols.

The patrol will stop overnight and run on Monday morning, Surf Life Saving Western Australia said in an online update on Sunday evening.

Residents are advised to be vigilant around Cable Beach and report any shark sightings to police.

The incident took place about 1 mile from the Cable Beach Surf Club. The beach is closed from Dampier Creek to Wells Coconut Wells.

Just six weeks after the last deadly shark attack, again in Western Australia, the country has seen the deadliest shark death in the country since 1934. The bodies of the victims of the October attack have not been found, although his boat remains.
This year’s attacks took place in several different states, including Queensland and New South Wales. Among them are divers who went missing in January after a suspected white assault. His body has not been found.

To make this view a reality this year, there were no casualties in the 2019 shark attacks in Australia.

A Thai spokesman said the last time the country had seven shark attacks was in 1934. Taronga Conservation Society Australia. The highest annual figure on record since 1929, with nine deaths.