INJURED – 26 April 2007 — Mornington Island, Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia – swimmer attacked

A brief report in The Sydney Morning Herald and News.com.au says a 13-year-old girl — Lorraine (second name not reported) — was bitten by a shark while swimming with friends in waters off Mornington Island, in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia, on Thursday, 26 April 2007.

According to a witness she was jumping off a jetty with friends when the incident happened. One of the girls who saw the shark said it was small.

Police said the girl was airlifted to Townsville Hospital where she received treatment for injuries to her leg and foot.

No other details were reported.

Sources:
The Sydney Morning Herald
News.com.au

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