Woman, 21, is being attacked by a shark on the Great Barrier Reef

Woman, 21, is being attacked by a shark in front of the Great Barrier Reef

  • A 21-year-old woman has been attacked by a shark near the Great Barrier Reef
  • Incident happened in the waters near a small island off the Cape York peninsula
  • She suffered a serious injury to her right lower leg and was rushed to the hospital
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A 21-year-old woman has been attacked by a shark near the Great Barrier Reef.

The incident occurred on Sunday at 6.30 pm in the waters off a small island off the Cape York peninsula.

The woman sustained a serious injury to her right lower leg.

A 21-year-old woman has been attacked by a shark near the Great Barrier Reef (stock image)

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A 21-year-old woman has been attacked by a shark near the Great Barrier Reef (stock image)

She was flown by the Royal Flying Doctor Service to the Lockhart River Medical Clinic before being taken to Cairns Hospital.

The woman was in a stable condition at the hospital on Monday afternoon.

The type of shark that attacked her is not yet known.

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