Bierke was under water for about 45 seconds, taking on litres of sea water.
Daniel Qeran has reportedly been injured in a suspected shark attack while he was surfing at Balian Beach, Bali.
The boyfriend of an Australian woman whose face was shattered in a horrific hit and run incident in Bali has shared his devastation in an emotional Instagram post while the injured woman underwent intensive reconstructive surgery.
Some 6,000 Australian “schoolies” are expected to invade Bali over the coming weeks touring the island’s tourist spots and partying like there’s no tomorrow. Sadly, using past years as an indication, there will be “no tomorrow” for some of the young Australian who fatally overstep their new found freedom succumbing to death as the results of alcohol poisoning, narcotic abuse, swimming accidents, road accidents and even falling from the upper floor of local hotels.
Coordination with the Tunisian Ministry of Justice is underway to investigate the circumstances of the death and repatriate the body of the deceased, said the Foreign Affairs Department.
Among his injuries were 17 broken ribs, three displaced vertebrae and a lung which was slowly filling up with blood,
The dad-of-two was due to have an operation to stitch the puncture wound on his arm. The Manly lawyer said at first he was amazed the creature was swimming so close on Sunday afternoon – until it turned aggressive.
The State Government has caved into pressure to bring in shark nets on the far north coast of New South Wales after an attack on a surfer there earlier today.
A teenage surfer has suffered lacerations to his right thigh after being attacked by a shark at east Ballina’s Lighthouse beach on the New South Wales north coast.
An explosion on a ferry carrying 35 tourists between the Indonesian resort islands of Bali and Lombok killed two people on Thursday and injured several, police said.