Thursday 15 November 2018

Girl bitten by shark while swimming

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A young girl had leg bitten by a shark while swimming of the coast of North Carolina .

The incident happened off the coast of Bald Head Island on Sunday morning.

The girl's father brought her to shore on a surfboard and a witness called the emergency services.

She was rushed to hospital but the wound was not life-threatening.

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office said it is believed she was bitten by a juvenile shark.

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