Shark bites surfer in waters off northeast Florida

Shark bites surfer in waters off northeast Florida

Cebu : Philippines | Sep 10, 2012 at 2:42 AM PDT
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Skooter reporting 09/10/12

A surfer has been bitten on his foot by a shark in the waters off a northeast Florida beach and is now recovering from surgery.

Andrew Birchall was surfing late Thursday morning when a shark bit his foot, The St. Augustine Record said. Birchall was helped by other surfers back to shore. The shark left behind a tooth in the wound, Birchall said.

Birchall was brought to a hospital by St. Johns County Fire Rescue paramedics where he had surgery to repair torn tendons.


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