An American vacationer was killed by a shark throughout a trip in the Bahamas, in accordance with native authorities.
The 58-year-old woman was on a snorkeling journey together with her household when she was fatally maimed by a bull shark.
“It is further reported that family members observed a bull shark attacking the female,” police mentioned, in accordance with Reuters. Tour firm staff and relations rushed to rescue the woman.
The sufferer, who was a Pennsylvania resident, was taken a neighborhood hospital and declared useless. Police say that her higher physique sustained accidents.
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The woman and her household had been passengers on Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas cruise. According to Royal Caribbean International, it was an impartial shore tour.
The incident passed off off the island of Green Cay, which is a half mile away from Rose Island – the place a 21-year-old American woman was killed in a shark assault in 2019.
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Royal Caribbean International confirmed the incident to Fox News Digital.
“It’s just an unfortunate situation,” Royal Bahamas Police Superintendent Chrislyn Skippings mentioned at a information convention.
“Royal Caribbean International is providing support and assistance to the guest’s loved ones at this time,” a spokesperson instructed Fox News Digital. “Harmony of the Seas is currently on a 7-night cruise that sailed from Port Canaveral, Fla., on Sunday, Sept. 4.”
The incident comes a month after an 8-year-old British boy was attacked by three nurse sharks in the Bahamas.
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“My son could have been killed,” the boy’s father, Michael Downer, mentioned. “It was like a scene out of Jaws.”
Reuters contributed to this report.