US woman from Boston killed in shark attack in Bahamas
An American woman died after she was attacked by a shark while paddle boarding in The Bahamas on Monday, police said.
The woman, who was in her 40s and visiting from Boston, was with a male relative when the attack occurred near a resort in western New Providence, according to police, who added that a lifeguard rescued the pair.
“CPR was administered to the victim. However, she suffered serious injuries to the right side of her body, including the right hip region and also her right upper limb,” police said.
The woman was pronounced dead on the scene, police said.
On Nov. 21, a 47-year-old German woman went missing during a diving excursion in waters off West End, Grand Bahama, after encountering a shark, police said.
In September 2022, a 58-year-old American woman was killed in a shark attack while snorkeling with her family in waters of New Providence.