Surf cameras have captured the chilling moment when a white shark was killed by a net on the Gold Coast beach in the first deadly attack in the region since 1958.
The horrific incident was revealed a few meters away from other surfers on Greenmount Beach, when the 46-year-old man was bitten on the leg.
At least 40 surfers were in the water when the man was hunted.
Swellnet surf camera footage shows a 46-year-old woman sitting in the water at the end of the line-up before the shark grabs her and pulls her down.
The black silhouette of the shark was seen scattering around in the water before swimming away from the coast.
Some surfers a few meters away seem to be neglecting what is happening.
The first attack in the region since 2012 killed a surfer Great White Shark on Net Net Gold Coast beach.
The gruesome incarnation from Greenmount Beach was revealed late in the evening, when, in the 0’s, a man of faith was bitten on the leg.
Surf cameras capture the gruesome moment in which a white shark was killed by a net white shark on Net Gold Coast beach in the first deadly attack in the region since 1958.
The man was then seen floating in the water before fellow passengers took him ashore.
The bite, which stretched from the surfer’s upper thigh to his knee, left a tooth from the hunter on his longboard.
Coastalwatch footage shows a direct moment of the attack, when a surfer tied the prey to shore with the help of other beach passengers.
Lifeguards were seen waiting on their shores before acting impartially to treat serious injuries.
The water was removed as lifeguards tried to save the victim before paramedics arrived.
Emergency crews rushed to the popular tourist spot but the man could not be rescued and was pronounced dead minutes after they arrived.
Surfer told J. Parker 7 News He first found a school of fish and 30 birds near the prey, which is what attracted sharks to surfers.
He was walking along the sidewalk near the search when he noticed some noise in the water.
A surfer has died at Netwala Beach after a floating face was found on Greenmount Beach (pictured)
Coastalwatch footage captures the moment when a surfer brought an injured person ashore with the help of other beach passengers.
“There were four or five people shouting and pointing at the water, and I looked at where they were pointing and saw a board floating and there was a body next to it,” he said.
Mr. Parker had just assumed that the surfer had fallen because he was not moving, so he ran to the beach and swam to the prey, which was in waist-deep water.
‘There were about three people present at the scene before me and they were all trying to drag him to the board he had taken. I helped drag him to the beach. ‘
They were waiting with a stretcher when they arrived at Bali’s lifeguards, but Mr Parker said he was “pretty much gone” after they arrived.
Mr Parker said the injury had spread “from the wrinkled area just below the knee”.
“It took quite a bit … there was nothing, just hung there too much,” he said.
Surfer J. Parker told N News he first found a school of fish and up to 30 birds near the prey, which attracted sharks to the surf.
The photo shows paramedics and lifeguards leaning against the back of the beach bogie, injuring the man.
William Houghton, a supervisor at Queensland Ambulance, said the man was surfing with a few other gentlemen.
“It was spotted by another surfer, they saw him being attacked by a shark,” he said.
Mr Houghton said lifeguards provided first aid on the beach.
“It was an extremely painful event for everyone involved,” he said.
Greenmount Beach, near the Queensland-New South Wales border, has shark control equipment, including a drum line.
It is not yet known how the shark escaped the trap to get the man.
The photo shows paramedics and lifeguards leaning against the man behind the beach bogie, leaning towards serious injuries.
He was treated for bites and was seen by the public holding a sheet to cover him.
Police officers were seen on the beach after he died after being bitten by a huge white shark
Greenmount Beach, near the Queensland-New South Wales border, is surrounded by shark control equipment, including nets.
Terrible molling at Greenmount Beach after 5pm of a great white shark (stock image)
The man was surfing near Tweed Heads and Kulangata Lifesaving Club when he was attacked.
The beaches north and south of Greenmount were immediately cleared and the police helicopter is looking for sharks.
The attack on the Gold Coast was the first since 2012, when a 20-year-old surfer was killed on Nobby Beach.
It was the first deadly attack in the region in 1956, two years after Peter Gerard Sprinkle was killed.
He was killed by a shark 250 miles from near Surfers Paradise beach and died of his injuries after survivors came to his rescue.
Beaches are expected to be closed across the Golden Coast on Wednesday.
The man was swimming near Tweed Heads and Kulangata Lifesaving Club when he was attacked.
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