Man killed in Qld shark attack

A spear fisherman has died after being mauled by a shark off Fraser Island.

The 36-year-old man was attacked by a suspected Great White Shark while diving in the waters off Indian Head around 2.00pm on Saturday.

An off-duty doctor and nurse desperately tried to save the man by performing CPR on the shore before paramedics arrived.


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Sadly, the man suffered significant injuries to his leg and died just after 4.30pm.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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