TREASURE CAY, Bahamas (WHDH) — A South Florida hospital is working to save a Massachusetts woman’s fingers following a shark attack near the Bahamas.
The 32-year-old victim was spearfishing Sunday afternoon near Treasure Cay Beach when a blacktip shark clamped down on her left hand.
She had just speared a hogfish underwater and was swimming back to the surface when the shark attacked, authorities said.
Bahamian firefighters responding to a 911 call around 2 p.m. found the woman’s fingers badly shredded.
Her injuries were so extensive that she had to be airlifted to Memorial Regional Hospital in Fort Lauderdale.
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