Daughter sees shark attack father off Tasmanian Island

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A horrific shark attack off the Tasmanian coast of Australia. A man and his daughter were diving for scallops early Saturday morning near Maria Island. When her father didn’t return to the surface after a dive.

An official told reporters she went down and saw a large shark attacking her father.

She returned to the surface herself and shot off an emergency flare.

But her father did not survive.

A local conservation society says there’s only been one other fatal, unprovoked shark attack in the last 100 years in Tasmania.