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Long Island beach temporarily closes after ‘shark-related incident’

A Lengthy Island seashore was closed Sunday after a “shark-related incident” involving a lifeguard, in keeping with Suffolk County Govt Steve Bellone.

Extra info was not instantly out there relating to the morning incident at Smith Level Seashore.

Three days earlier, close by Jones Seashore in Nassau County noticed a swimmer undergo a “attainable shark chunk,” prompting county police there to extend seashore patrols forward of the Fourth of July vacation weekend.

A great white shark's fin showing above the water
The City of Hempstead additionally shaped a “Shark Patrol” after a fisherman noticed a 10-foot Mako shark on Memorial Day weekend about 11 miles west of Jones Seashore.
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The City of Hempstead additionally shaped a “Shark Patrol” after a fisherman noticed a 10-foot Mako shark on Memorial Day weekend about 11 miles west of Jones Seashore.

Shark assaults on Lengthy Island “are extraordinarily uncommon,” county officers stated, however they’ve elevated in frequency of late.

The previous two years noticed extra shark sightings than the complete earlier decade mixed.

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