*Graphic* Surfer bitten by shark in Phuket

A surfer was bitten by a shark at Kamala in the Kathu District, Phuket. Keita Koshigoe was around 200 meters off the beach August 16, when he was bitten on the left foot. The 37-year-old was able to make it back to the beach around 12:30 p.m. and was given first aid. Link to graphic image. The Japanese tourist opted to go to the hospital by himself. “After checking the wounds we believed that it was a Blacktip Reef Shark,” Dr Kongkiet Kittiwattanawong told The Phuket News. “These sharks can…

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