Florida Beaches Closed After Two Injured In Shark Attacks

A 17-year-old boy and 30-year-old man were injured.

July 14, 2018
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Officials in Fernandina Beach, Florida aren't taking any chances: they've closed their beaches after two people were bitten by shark(s) within 1-mile (and just a few minutes) of one another.  A 17-year-old boy and 30-year-old man were hospitalized after the attacks.  Luckily, the injuries were not life-threatening.

The man apparently attempted to kick the shark out of the way while he was heading back to shore.

Double-red flags posted at beach enterances now read, "Water closed to public, due to potentially dangerous marine life." 

Source: Fox News

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