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Australian woman eaten up in crocodile attack



Australian woman eaten up in crocodile attack
Tragedy struck at the Queensland state’s Daintree National Park in Australia when a woman went missing after a crocodile attack during a night swim in waist-deep water at the leisure inn.
According to police senior constable Russell Parker, a woman struggled without success to drag her 46-year-old friend from the jaws of the fierce crocodile with no success after the pair went swimming at Thornton Beach in the World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park in Queensland state.
“Her 47-year-old friend tried to grab her and drag her to safety but she just wasn’t able to do that,” Parker told the Australian Broadcasting Corp.
A rescue helicopter fitted with thermal imaging equipment failed to find any trace of the missing woman on Sunday night, Parker said, with the search resuming on Monday with a helicopter, boat and land-based search teams.
The survivor was taken to a hospital in Mossman suffering from shock and a graze to her arm inflicted as the crocodile brushed against her, Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman Neil Noble said.
“The report that we have from the surviving woman is that they felt a nudge and her partner started to scream and then was dragged into the water,” Noble told ABC.

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