UPDATE: Bali shark attack victim 18 year old surfer Marc Andrews recovering after being released from hospital


Bali shark attack victim Marc Andrews recovering after being released from hospital

Richard Noone
From: The Daily Telegraph
November 30, 2011 11:30PM

A Facebook picture of Ulladulla teenager Marc Andrews, who was allegedly bitten on the hand by a shark surfing in Bali yesterday. He has been released from hospital. Picture: Facebook

A SCHOOLIE is recovering in a Bali hotel room after allegedly being bitten by a shark while surfing yesterday.

Marc Andrews, from Ulladulla in New South Wales, said he was “still a bit (too) dizzy about the whole thing” to describe the shark attacked his right hand at an undisclosed river-mouth break near Tabanan in Bali’s south west.

The 18-year-old was surfing with school friends when the animal attacked.

He was rushed to the Bali International Medical Clinic where he underwent minor surgery for his wounds.

BIMC emergency department nurse Romi Putu, who treated the youngster, said there did not appear to be any nerve or tendon damage.

He was released yesterday and spent the afternoon relaxing in a motel room, watching videos with a friend.

r Andrews said he had no idea what type of shark attacked him and that he would remain in Bali for the remainder of his holiday.

The Ulladulla High School graduate is booked to return to Australia on December 15.

“I was speaking to a bloke yesterday and where we were surfing…”

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