Surfer injured in an attack by a shark in the water area of Saint-Leu on the French island of Reunion, reported Agence France-Presse, with reference to the local prefecture.
"Surfer, who is about 40 years old, was seriously injured his right leg and arm. Forecast doctors (as to whether the patient will survive) is not yet clear," — Secretary General of the Prefecture Brunetiere Xavier (Xavier Brunetiere).
This is the third year since the beginning of shark attacks on surfers near the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean. Last year, the predators attacked resting six times, then killed two people.
Last week, the deputy mayor of Saint-Leu even allowed roundnose hunt sharks, which are responsible for several deaths, but later the decision was reversed.