Great white shark kills snorkeller in Australia

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A group of snorkellers watched in horror as a fellow swimmer was bitten in half by a 6-metre great white shark. The attack happened at the weekend off the West Australian coast 500km north of Perth, off the Abrolhos Islands.

The victim, named as Geoff Brazier, was a crewmember aboard the luxury charter Matrix, and is believed to have died almost instantly in the attack on Saturday afternoon. A fisheries department vessel arrived at the scene but was unable to find any of the victim