Shark Mauls 65-Year-Old and Injures His Leg Off Australia

September 4, 2015 8:53 AM

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SYDNEY — A 65-year-old man was mauled by a shark off Australia's most populous state on Friday, but managed to get back on his surf ski and get help for a serious leg injury, police said.

David Quinlivan was paddling a surf ski near the New South Wales state town of Forster, 300 kilometers (185 miles) north of Sydney, when he was attacked, police said. They said he fell into the water but got back on the surf ski and managed to get closer to shore, where bystanders were able to help ...

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