MELBOURNE: A man was killed in a shark attack on Sunday off a popular beach on the north coast of Western Australia, local media reported.
The man was recovered from the water off Broome’s Cable Beach and treated by local police before an ambulance arrived, Australian Broadcasting Corp (ABC) television said.
Police in Western Australia (WA) were not immediately available for comment. The state’s Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) said on its website that it was “involved in assisting WA police after serious shark bite incident”, involving a man adult.
Cable Beach, a 22 km (14 mile) white sand beach, was closed after the incident, DPIRD said.
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