Deadly shark attack at Little Bay, Sydney, kills swimmer


Horrific second swimmer is mauled to loss of life at a packed Sydney seashore by a 4.5-metre nice white shark as shocked witnesses watch on: ‘Someone’s simply been EATEN’

  • Swimmer killed by four-metre-and-a-half nice white at common Sydney seashore
  • Shocked beachgoers heard swimmer’s frantic screams and watched on in horror
  • Rescuers launched a search and located human stays in water quick time later
  • It’s believed to be the primary deadly shark attack in Sydney in nearly 60 years 

By Kylie Stevens For Daily Mail Australia

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A swimmer has been killed after being mauled by a four-metre-long nice white, as terrified witnesses recall listening to the person’s ear-piercing screams as blood was seen rising from the water. 

Emergency companies rushed to Little Bay Beach close to Malabar in Sydney’s east simply after 4.30pm on Wednesday following studies of a shark attack.

Horrifying video from the scene exhibits native fishermen watching on in horror because the swimmer is attacked by the monster shark, which they noticed ‘swallow elements of his physique’ after ripping it in two.

After the alarm was raised, rescue helicopters and lifesavers on jet skis have been despatched out searching for the swimmer and the killer predator, with dozens of native swimmers ordered out of the water.

Witnesses has recalled the horrifying second the swimmer was mauled by an incredible white shark

Emergency companies launched a seek for the swimmer and located human stays shortly afterwards

The swimmer’s stays within the water a short while afterwards. Parts of a wetsuit have been additionally reportedly recovered. 

Shocked witnesses imagine it was a four-metre-and-a-half nice white.

The horrifying scenes occurred in entrance of dozens of fishermen and different beachgoers, who heard the swimmer’s screams earlier than the attack unfolded, sparking panic on shore.

‘Someone simply obtained eaten by a shark. Oh man! Oh no! That’s insane. That’s an incredible white shark,’ one fisherman might be heard yelling in footage. 

‘I simply noticed a 4 to 5 metre nice white explode on the floor proper right here on a swimmer and it was like a automobile touchdown within the water.

‘F*** man, I heard a scream and the shark was simply chomping on his physique and the physique was in half right here simply off the rocks.’

‘It got here again and swallowed elements of his physique and that was it.’ 

A NSW Ambulance spokeswoman mentioned the swimmer suffered ‘catastrophic accidents’.

‘Unfortunately this individual had suffered catastrophic accidents and there wasn’t loads paramedics may do once we arrived,’ she mentioned.

A swimmer has died after a deadly shark attack at Little Bay Beach (scene pictured)

Shocked witnesses  (pictured chatting with police) heard the swimmer’s screams within the water

Kris Linto (pictured) was fishing at the time when he witnessed the horrifying scenes

It’s the primary deadly shark attack in Sydney since 1963.

It’s understood the sufferer was an area who knew the seashore effectively. 

‘Some man was swimming and a shark got here and attacked him vertically,’ fisherman Kris Linto advised Nine News. 

‘We heard a yell and circled it seemed like a automobile had landed within the water, an enormous splash then the shark was chomping at the physique and there was blood in all places.’

Little Bay Beach has been closed as officers proceed to look the realm.

No additional data is on the market at this time.

Police will liaise with the Department of Primary Industry to analyze the circumstances surrounding the loss of life of the swimmer. 

Jet skis have been additionally used within the frantic seek for swimmer earlier than human stays have been discovered