North Carolina: 17-year-old bitten by shark; sixth attack in two weeks
June 28 , 2015
A teenage boy in North Carolina has become the latest victim of a shark attack off the coast of the US state.
This is sixth shark attack in the area in the past fortnight.
The 17-year-old was bitten while swimming in the Outer Banks. He suffered injuries on his right calf, hands and buttocks, officials said. He was given medical treatment at the scene and later flown to a hospital.
On Friday, a man suffered back and leg injuries in a shark attack in North Carolina’s Hatteras Island.