Australian Surfer Loses His Leg In Shark Attack

An Australian surfer has lost his leg and is reportedly hanging onto life after a shark attacked him at a beach in Australia.

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29 year old Ben Gerring was surfing on the beach in Western Australia on Tuesday when the attack occurred around 4 p.m Australian time.

His surf board was snapped in two by the shark as it remains unclear what type of shark attacked him on Tuesday although unofficial reports claim it was a 15ft Great white shark.

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Gerring was airlifted to the hospital in Oerth but is not yet in stable condition despite undergoing surgery.

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