Man needs 300 stitches after shark attack

July 27th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS  

London, July 27 (IANS) A shark attacked a surfer at a beach in the US, leaving him with an injury that required 300 stitches.
Clayton Schultz was surfing at Jacksonville Beach in North Florida, when he was attacked by the shark that caught hold of his jaw around his foot.

“All I really felt was teeth and tearing. I was hopping back on my board and the shark came up and grabbed my foot and shook it around a little it and let go.

“I popped right up and got on my board and lifted my foot out of the water. It was torn up real good,” The Telegraph Tuesday quoted Schultz as saying.

He was rushed to hospital where doctors used over 300 stitches to close the huge gash.

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