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US Shark Attacks Occurred in Waist-deep Water

Two young people were severely injured in shark attacks in coastal North Carolina when they were swimming in shallow, waist-deep water, officials said Monday. Sunday's attacks in the small beach town of Oak Island - in which a 12-year-old girl lost part of her arm and suffered a leg injury and a 16-year-old boy lost his left arm less than 2 miles [3 kilometers] away - happened less than 90 minutes apart, town officials said. A spokeswoman for a local hospital where the victims were...

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