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Angler in Florida Keys bitten by shark he hooked

Robert Besser
23 May 2023, 20:49 GMT+10

SUMMERLAND KEY, Florida: The Monroe County Sheriff's Office has reported that a 35-year-old fisherman had his foot bitten by a shark he had reeled in, sending him to hospital.

The sheriff's office said the man was fishing off a dock in Summerland Key when he caught the shark over the weekend. However, when it was on the dock it bit the man's foot.

The angler was flown by a trauma helicopter to a hospital in Miami, though his condition was not immediately known, the statement added.

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