10-Year-Old Fights Off Shark After It Bit Her Off

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At a beach in Hobe Sound on Sunday, a young woman from Palm City successfully repelled an aggressive shark, according to the Jupiter Island Public Safety Department, as reported by 850wftl.

Shark attack

On Sunday afternoon, 10-year-old Jasmine Carney was at the beach with her grandmother and younger brother. As Carney was standing in the water, she felt something sharp catch on her foot.

Once Carney was free, she went to her grandmother, who saw her injured foot and immediately called for lifeguards.

Carney was transported to Palm Beach Children’s Hospital at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach after the lifeguards administered first aid to the wound.

Carney underwent successful surgery after the shark attack caused extensive lacerations to her ankle.

According to her doctors, Carney will fully recover in two months.


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Source: 850wftl


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