Unknown Man Pulls Shark’s Tail to Save Woman in Australia

November 2nd, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason  

Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thanks to the quick thinking of an unidentified swimmer, a female diving guide was saved from certain death, after being bitten on the thighs and buttocks by a shark.

Frank Pisani, who is from the Fremantle Sea Rescue stated on Sunday that an unknown man grabbed the shark’s tail as it was attacking Elyse Frankcom in the water located around thirty miles south of Perth, Australia.

According to the report from the Associated Press, Pusani stated that the diver had already began to sink to the bottom but after snatching the shark’s tail, and causing it to let her go, the unknown man grabbed Frankcom and pulled her to the surface, helping her back to the boat.

She had been guiding a group if people on a dolphin dive. The shark was said to have been a great white or a whaler shark, and was ten feet long. Frankcom was taken to a nearby hospital where she underwent surgery. She is in stable condition.

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