INJURED – 7 February 2009 — Kina Beach, South Island, New Zealand – swimmer attacked

A brief report in the New Zealand Herald and other media say a 47-year-old man was attacked by a shark while swimming of Kina Beach about 70km from the city Nelson on the South Island of New Zealand. He suffered deep wounds to his torso, with possible internal injuries.

The incident occurred at about 3.30pm on Saturday, 9 February 2009.

He was flown to Nelson hospital by helicopter where he was reported in a stable condition.

No other details were reported.

Sources:

New Zealand Herald

News24

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