Good Samaritans rescue shark victim and seal keeps shark at bay

Two brave Fish Hoek residents with no hesitation for their own safety kicked off their shoes, ran into the sea, then waded through the surf to reach the great white shark victim yesterday and then hauled him to the safety of Clovelly Corner beach, it emerged late yesterday. And while bystanders screamed,  the shark headed…

Clovelly shark attack: man’s leg bitten off by great white

Photos added… (Update 29/9/11) A 42 year-old swimmer had his right leg bitten off and his left foot badly damaged in a white shark attack at Clovelly Corner today. The man is in a stable condition in hospital. He was rescued from the water by a two volunteer counsellors. See rescuers (good Samaritans) account of what happened:…

Surfer dies after Great White shark bite

A 49 year-old surfer died today after being bitten by a suspected Great White shark on his upper left leg and around his groin area. NSRI Plettenberg Bay volunteer duty crew were activated this morning after  a surfer was bitten by a shark at Lookout Beach, Keurbooms River Mouth, while surfing. NSRI volunteer duty crew launched two sea…