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Boy missing after shark attack

Eastern Cape

Port St Johns - The remains of a 15-year-old boy who was attacked by a shark off Port St Johns in the Eastern Cape have not been retrieved, police said on Thursday.

“We only recovered his trousers,” said Captain Mduduzi Godlwana.

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190810 A shark thought to be a great white, top left corner, is lured by the decomposing remains of a humpback whale, bottom right, that washed up on Boulders Beach in Ballito, north of Durban, on Saturday. Such carcasses are known to attract large sharks and the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board has advised against swimming in the area until the whale has been removed. PICTURE: Pam le Noury, Ocean Ventures

He said the boy was swimming ahead of other boys at Second Beach when a tiger shark attacked him on Christmas Day.

“Divers tried to rescue him but could not, as it became dangerous for them.” - Sapa

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