A man has died after being attacked by a shark while surfing on a beach in New South Wales.

Paramedics were sent to Tuncurry Beach near Forster on the central north coast just after 11 a.m. Tuesday Called from New South Wales after a man was reportedly bitten by a shark.

The man, 50 years old, was pulled out of the water and police began CPR.

“Despite best efforts The man could not be resuscitated by paramedics and bystanders on site, “said NSW Ambulance.

According to NSW Surf Life Saving, the dangers on the beach include sharks, bluebottles, topographical cracks and strong currents.

Ref: https://7news.com.au