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Seychelles Authorities Close Beach After Second Shark Attack

Seychelles Authorities Close Beach After Second Shark Attack

Beaches on the island of Praslin have been closed and diving halted by the Seychelles authorities after a 30-year-old British honeymooner was killed while snorkelling off Anse Lazio beach by a shark. A Frenchman was also killed by a shark two weeks ago off the same beach. The last fatal shark attack in the area was in 1963.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

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