Shark attack in U.S. on Sunday


A man who was swimming at a Florida beach was attacked by a bull shark on Sunday.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Lt. Felipe Lay said the unidentified man was swimming in the afternoon off Haulover Beach when he was attacked by the shark. Haulover Beach is 9 miles north of Miami Beach.

Miami-Dade Fire Fescue Ocean Rescue lifeguards said they became aware of a shark in the water and immediately alerted swimmers to get out of the water.  The man who was attacked by the shark was bitten in both legs.

Luckily the man was able to get out of the water and receive aid from lifeguards.  He was taken to Aventura Hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

The shark attack is the first reported at Haulover Beach.


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