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American tourist killed by tiger shark while diving off Costa Rica coast

The attack also badly injured the 26-year-old male Costa Rican diving guide leading the group that included the American woman.

Dec 03, 2017, 07:34 AM IST

This doctor's miraculous escape from shark attack

Sydney, Nov 14 (IANS) A British doctor on Tuesday said that he escaped a shark by punching it in the face after the animal tried to attack him in Australia.

Nov 14, 2017, 11:39 AM IST

Diver shadowed by tiger shark in Australian waters says he's lucky to be alive

I thought this was it, this is how I'm going to die," the diver said.

Oct 23, 2017, 18:28 PM IST

Shark attack leaves surfer fighting for life after losing leg; mammal killed!

The 4.2m-long shark, meanwhile, was trapped in baited drum lines and killed by the Western Australia fisheries department, according to reports.

Jun 02, 2016, 22:53 PM IST

Surfer seriously injured in Australian shark attack

A surfer was seriously injured as he fought a shark off the Australian east coast today, less than a week after a fatal attack, police said.

Jul 31, 2015, 07:56 AM IST

Shaken Fanning not giving up on surfing despite shark attack

A visibly shaken Mick Fanning arrived home in Australia on Tuesday saying he would not turn his back on surfing despite needing a "miracle" to survive a shark attack off the coast of South Africa at the weekend.

Jul 21, 2015, 14:05 PM IST

Aussie surfer up for bravery award over shark help

 An Australian surfer who paddled towards fellow professional Mick Fanning as he fought off a shark in South Africa played down his heroics after being nominated for a bravery award Tuesday.

Jul 21, 2015, 12:48 PM IST

Aussie surfer hails `miracle` shark escape and `warrior` mate

 Australian surf champion Mick Fanning Tuesday called his escape from a shark attack a "miracle" and vowed to return to the waves, while paying tribute to "warrior" mate Julian Wilson for rushing to help.

Jul 21, 2015, 12:29 PM IST

Narrow escape: Mick Fanning battles shark attack at surfing competition

Three-time world surfing champion Mick Fanning was attacked by a shark Sunday during a competition off the coast of South Africa but escaped unharmed.

Jul 20, 2015, 20:55 PM IST

Watch: 15 reports from 15 cities

Watch: 15 reports from 15 cities

Jul 20, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

Surfer Fanning's brush with shark 'terrifying': Aussie PM

 Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has reflected the horror felt by many of his compatriots who woke up on Monday to terrifying vision of local surfer Mick Fanning being attacked by a shark while competing in a tournament in South Africa.

Jul 20, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

WATCH: Australian surfer Mick Fanning escapes unhurt after punching away shark

The shocked mother of Australian surfing champion Mick Fanning Monday said she thought she had lost another son when a huge shark attacked him during a televised competition in South Africa.

Jul 20, 2015, 06:58 AM IST

Electrical ankle device can repel sharks effectively

An electrical device which can be attached to an ankle, surfboard or kayak is able to prevent more than 90 per cent of shark encounters, Australian scientists have found.

Jun 18, 2015, 18:26 PM IST

Woman dies in Hawaii shark attack

A 65-year-old woman died from injuries apparently sustained in a shark attack off the Hawaiian holiday island of Maui after frantic efforts to save her failed, local authorities said Thursday.

May 01, 2015, 07:13 AM IST

Australia hunts for killer shark with spear in throat

A teenager who escaped a shark attack that killed his friend in western Australia has described how he fired his spear gun into the suspected great white as authorities searched for the animal Tuesday.

Dec 30, 2014, 11:42 AM IST

Australian beaches evacuated after suspected shark attack

Several beaches were closed in Western Australia Sunday after a suspected shark attack on an inflatable boat, officials said, just a week after a surfer had parts of his arms bitten off in a separa

Oct 12, 2014, 09:15 AM IST

Teen killed by shark off Australia`s east coast

A teenager has been killed by a shark off Australia`s east coast. It is the second fatal shark attack in Australia this month.

Nov 30, 2013, 13:56 PM IST

German woman who lost arm to shark in Maui dies

A German woman who lost her arm in a shark attack died, one week after she was bitten while snorkeling off Maui.

Aug 22, 2013, 12:19 PM IST

Shark bites teen surfer`s legs off Hawaii

Hawaii authorities say a shark has left a 16-year-old surfer with injuries on both legs. It`s the second shark attack in the state in less than a week.

Aug 19, 2013, 22:00 PM IST

Tourists wary after Red Sea shark attacks

Beaches wore a deserted look at Egypt`s Red Sea resort due to shark attacks.

Dec 06, 2010, 23:50 PM IST