A shark attack has claimed another life in Western Australia with the death of a man in his 60s off Cable Beach, near Broome.
Police said the man was recovered from the water and treated by local officers before St John Ambulance arrived.
The man, whose identity has not been released, was enjoying a swim shortly before 9am when he was mauled on the arm and thigh.
The iconic beach – one of Broome’s best-known attractions – was immediately closed.
FATAL SHARK ATTACK
A man in his 60s has had his hand bitten off and his thigh by a shark off Cable beach in Broome.
Fellow beachgoers performed CPR but he couldn’t be saved.
— Perth LIVE 6PR with Oliver Peterson (@PerthLive6PR)