A 60-year-old woman was killed by a large shark when she was diving off Australia's west coast, only a few days after a surfer was attacked by a shark in the same region.
The British citizen Doreen Collyer, who was a lecturer at the Edith Cowan University in Australia, had been in the water for 25 minutes when the shark attacked, one kilometer from land, reports the Australian ABC News.
The woman's 43-year-old dive partner managed to drag her out of the water after the attack, but the injuries proved to be lethal, police said.
Some fishermen who came to the divers' rescue, said the shark was bigger than a boat.
"The boat was 5.5m long and they said the shark was longer than their boat."
Surf Lifesaving Western Australia had tweeted about a shark seen about a kilometre offshore at Mindarie 20 minutes before the attack.
Now a hunt is on for the shark, believed to be a great white shark that is over six meters long.
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