13-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl injured in apparent Fire Island shark attacks

Mail Online | 7/18/2018 | Dailymail.com Reporter
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A 13-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl were both bitten in two apparent shark attacks at separate beaches off of Fire Island in New York on Wednesday.

The two children were bit at Atlantique Beach and Sailors Haven, which are about 4.5 miles apart, around noon.

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Lola Polina was swimming in waist-deep water at Sailors Haven when her father saw her suddenly start to panic.

'It was like bedlam,' Philip Polina told Fox5NY. 'I see her going into shock, I saw the thrashing about.'

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A lifeguard pulled Lola out of the water and found that she had been bitten on her leg.

Lola told her father that she had seen a fin in the water. It is believed that a shark no larger than two-feet tall bit her.

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'The way the cuts were - they were long and deep, puncture wounds,' Polina said.

'They were too big to be something...
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