Mayor: Shark bites girl, injuries not life-threatening


Bull shark swimming towards camera, Beqa Lagoon, Beqa, Fiji (Getty Images)

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OCEAN ISLE BEACH, N.C. (AP) — Ocean Isle Beach Mayor Debbie Smith says a shark bit a 7-year-old girl over the weekend. WECT-TV reports that EMS responded to the scene on Sunday morning and the young girl was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not thought to be life threatening. Smith says there were no other sightings of sharks on Sunday and no additional warnings for swimmers.

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