Spearfisherman bitten by a shark in the UAE

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Ali Mohamed Al Baloushi was spearfishing off the Khorfakkan coast May 12, when he was bitten by a shark, possibly a mako,  sometime after 7 a.m. The 41-year-old, who has been spearfishing for 16 years, had just come up from a dive and was around 10 feet (3m) from his boat when a shark grabbed his leg. Ali Baloushi’s dive buddy Omar saw the shark biting his friend and shot it twice killing it. Omar was able to help remove the shark from Baloushi’s leg and the two tied the…

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