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Saturday
Nov302013

Man, 19, Killed from Shark Attack in Australia

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia) -- A man has been killed by a shark off the Australia coast.

The victim, 19-year-old Zach Young, had been body boarding with three friends just a few hundred feet offshore on Australia's east coast when the shark attacked, biting his legs.

Young's friends took him to shore, but despite bystanders efforts to save him, Young did not survive.

This is the second fatal shark attack in Australia this month. The previous attack, on a surfer, occurred off western Australia. 

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