Shark kills teen body boarder off Australian coast | www.ajc.com


SYDNEY — A teenager was killed on Saturday after being attacked by a shark off Australia\’s east coast in the second deadly attack this month, police said.

Zach Young, 19, was body boarding with three friends about 100 meters (330 feet) offshore at Riecks Point, near the northern New South Wales city of Coffs Harbour, when he was bitten on the legs, New South Wales police said in a statement.

Young\’s friends got him back to the beach, and bystanders tried in vain to save him before paramedics arrived, a New South Wales ambulance police spokeswoman said. Young had serious injuries to his legs and suffered cardiac arrest. Param

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