Six sharks have been killed after assaults on two swimmers at a vacationer vacation spot in Australia’s Nice Barrier Reef.
A 12-year-old woman and a 46-year-old girl had been mauled in separate incidents final week and remained within the hospital in secure situation, Sky Information reviews.
Drum strains, which use baited hooks to catch the fearsome predators, ensnared 5 tiger sharks, one which was 12 ft lengthy, Queensland authorites stated.
Fisheries Queensland informed the Week U.Okay. the sharks had been “humanely euthanised” and “taken out to sea for disposal.” Nonetheless, native media stated they had been shot, the Each day Mail reviews.
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“The message is these waters usually are not protected for swimming,” a fisheries spokeswoman informed the Week U.Okay.
The drumlines had been reportedly to stay in place over the following week, though consevationists say the strains pose a danger to different marine wildlife.
In keeping with Australian broadcaster ABC, the 2 latest shark assaults had been the primary in eight years.