- Spanish pensioner, eighty two, was attacked by big fish, believed to be a blue shark
- He was taken to medical center obtaining endured personal injury following remaining bitten
- It occurred at the beach front in Playa d’en Bossa, which is popular with tourists
- Blue sharks are the most typical species of shark in the Mediterranean
Gerard Couzens for MailOnline
An eighty two-calendar year-old person has been hurt following a suspected shark attack on an Ibiza beach front which is popular with tourists.
The Spanish pensioner endured a two-inch gash following remaining bitten by the big fish on the beach front at Playa d’en Bossa.
Terrified sunseekers fled the h2o following the attack, and there was no sign of the shark following a prolonged search.
Authorities feel the eighty two-calendar year-old person was attacked by a blue shark, equivalent to the 1 shown earlier mentioned
The pensioner was discharged from Can Misses Hospital on Friday evening, 4 several hours following remaining admitted.
Community authorities explained they feel the personal injury was induced by a blue shark or a big fish.
Blue shark – tintoreras in Spanish – are 1 of the most typical species of sharks in the Mediterranean.
The similar kind of shark was blamed for an attack on a holidaymaker in Elche close to Alicante previous July.
The forty-calendar year-old victim was rushed to medical center and given stitches to a wound in his hand.
1st aiders described the bite as ‘large’ and explained he had come out of the sea with blood streaming from the personal injury. The drama occurred at Elche’s Arenales del Sol beach front.
The pink flag was kept in location for all around two several hours when bathers ended up authorized back again in the h2o.
Travelers ended up purchased out of the h2o previous August in the Costa del Sol resort of Fuengirola following bathers explained they had noticed a shark.
Lifeguards on jet skis aided young ones on dinghies and from an inflatable h2o park close to exactly where the shark was noticed to safety as colleagues ran alongside the shoreline blowing on whistles and purchasing swimmers out of the h2o.
Fuengirola beach front, 1 of the most popular of the Costa del Sol with British tourists, was shut for 5 several hours even though patrol boats searched for the fish.
The pink flag was hoisted alongside virtually two miles of shoreline.
The beach front was at some point reopened following absolutely nothing untoward was identified.