Shark Kills Scallop Diver In Tasmania While Daughter Watches In Horror

A vast shark pounded and killed a male who was diving with his daughter off a seashore of Maria Island in Tasmania, Australia.

The man, who was in his late 40s and his daughter, who is in her 20s, were diving for scallops

The lady had returned to a vessel while her father continued to collect scallops underwaterpress conference

“His daughter became disturbed and went down and checked on her father [when] she saw a unequivocally vast shark, she saw her father being pounded by a shark,” Wiss said, according to a Sydney Morning Herald

The lady resurfaced from an estimated abyss of 39 feet and set off a light to warning other boaters in a area, who came to help, The Guardian reported

“They pulled adult a [man] regulating a atmosphere hose that he was trustworthy to,” Wiss told reporters

The victim’s daughter was “deeply traumatized

Witnesses reported sightings

Sharks are not common in those waters, said John Hammond, boss of a Scallop Fishermen’s Association of Tasmania, that regulates scallop fishing in a area. Other divers were also in a water

“It is unequivocally shallow, easeful water,” Hammond told The Mercury

Tasmanian senator Peter Whish-Wilson pronounced that a eventuality was a “terrible tragedy,” though asked a open to stay calm.

“There have usually been 5 deadly shark attacks in Tasmania given convict timesaccording to The Guardian

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