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Man survives crocodile- and shark-filled Australian waters by clinging to flotsam

Man survives crocodile, shark-filled Australian waters by clinging to flotsam
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A man whose baiter agitated in bitter seas off Australia’s arctic bank was once rescued on Wednesday afterwards he survived for about 24 hours in shark- and crocodile-infested amnion by adhering to a bit of wood.

The Queensland man was once begin amphibian in the Torres Strait two kilometres (1.2 miles) from his chaotic baiter by an air accomplishment crew.

He was once “clinging to anytime flotsam”, in accordance to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, and was once winched to safety.

The man, who was once not named, was once “very lucky” to have survived, the ascendancy answered in a statement.

He had “departed Getullai Island (on Tuesday) and bootless to access at their destination by the accepted time”, the account said.

A chase by accomplishment aircraft backward Tuesday was once unsuccessful. The coursing resumed in the morning with the aircraft, a helicopter and a cops barge involved.

By backward morning “the chaotic baiter was once amid in the baptize and afterward a abbreviate aeriform chase the missing man was once begin about two kilometres from the dinghy”, the ascendancy said.

There are about 300 islands off the arctic tip of Australia.

Most of the islands’ association are Indigenous Torres Strait Islanders, with abutting ties to territories in both Australia and Papua New Guinea.

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