Man Killed In Shark Attack Off Réunion

A 26-year-old man has died, following a shark attack off the coast of the Indian Ocean island of Réunion, local authorities have said.

A 26-year old man has died after being attacked by a shark off the coast of Réunion island in the Indian Ocean, said a local authority official on Tuesday.

The victim had been practising a variation of surfing known as bodyboarding when he was attacked by the shark.

The death marked the eighth fatal shark attack in Réunion, which is an overseas territory of France, since 2011.

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