The 42-year-old man was attended to by emergency companies at Lauderdale Seaside in Tasmania after struggling “a puncture wound to his decrease stomach,” in response to a police assertion.
The person, who was swimming alone on the time of the assault, was dragged to shore by associates earlier than emergency companies arrived. He died after makes an attempt to resuscitate him have been unsuccessful.
“Preliminary indications are that the wound was probably inflicted by a marine animal though the incident isn’t shark associated,” the assertion stated. Information experiences later instructed that the damage was brought on by a stingray.
The seashore, about 10 miles from the Tasmanian capital of Hobart, is a well-liked swimming spot but additionally identified for stingrays and skates.
Stingray assaults on people are extraordinarily uncommon, in response to marine biologist Peter Final, who was quoted within the ABC report.