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- A boy was left with arm, head, and chest injuries after the shark attack near Stanley, on the northwest coast of Tasmania, Australia.
- Ambulance Tasmania said in a statement on Facebook that the boy was on a fishing expedition when a shark grabbed him from a boat and pulled him into the water.
- The shark swam away when the boy’s father jumped in to rescue his son.
- Hours before the attack, police said a “large shark” was seen near Stanley and encouraged people to “take necessary precautions,” according to the Australian Associated Press.
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A 10-year-old boy in Australia was injured on Friday when a shark dragged him off of a boat and into the water, officials said.
The boy was left with arm, head, and chest injuries after the incident near Stanley, on the northwest coast of Tasmania, Ambulance Tasmania said in a statement on Facebook. He is now in stable condition now.