June 23, 2024

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New Zealand: Young woman dies after shark attack

A 19-year-old Australian woman who was attacked by a shark on a beach in New Zealand has died on Thursday. The rescuers did not succeed and tried to revive her. There have been no shark attacks in the country since 2013.

The attack took place on Waiha Beach just after 5pm on Thursday. A 19-year-old woman has died after aid intervened quickly after she was attacked by a shark. It will be a great white.

Five years in New Zealand

According to our colleagues, a young woman named Kayla Marlowe is from Perth, Australia 7 News. He moved to New Zealand with his parents and sister five years ago. He lived in Hamilton on the North Island.

Very rare attacks

Dangerous shark attacks are very rare in New Zealand. This is the first time since 2013. The last incident took place near Murawai beach, where a 47-year-old man was killed. Prior to that, the previous terrorist attack was pre-1976.

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