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10-year-old boy ‘pulled from boat’ and attacked by shark in Australia

Australian sharks are so daring they’re now pulling individuals from boats.

A 10-year-old boy was hospitalized this week after a shark “grabbed him from a ship and attacked him off the coast of Tasmania,” CNN reported.

The boy and his father had been fishing in the shark-infested waters off Stanley, Tasmania, when the maneater struck.

“The boy’s father jumped into the water at which level the shark swam off,” authorities advised CNN. “The boy, who was carrying a private flotation machine, suffered lacerations to his arm, and different cuts to his chest and head.”

It’s the winter of “Jaws” Down Underneath, with over 11 shark assaults reported up to now.

On Tuesday Anika Craney, 29, was hospitalized after being attacked whereas swimming off Fitzroy Island close to Cairns. Mani Hart-Deville, 17, was killed by a shark off Wooli Seaside south of Brisbane final week, and a scuba diver was mauled to dying by a shark close to the Nice Barrier Week over the July four weekend.

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