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VIDEO: Man rescued after being bitten by shark off Cork coast

AN ANGLER is recovering in hospital after a shark attack off the Cork coast.

The man, who is from Northern Ireland, was bitten as he was fishing some 20km off Roche's Point.

The incident occurred yesterday evening and the man's fellow anglers were able to raise the alarm and offer him first aid.Crosshaven RNLI lifeboat launched and raced to the scene.The man - who is from the Belfast area - underwent emergency surgery and is now understood to be in a serious but stable condition.

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