Man killed in New Zealand shark attack
BBC: A shark has killed a man off a beach near Auckland, New Zealand. The 47-year-old man was swimming when he was attacked. According to local media reports, police shot at the shark in a bid to rescue the man.
Shark attacks are rare in New Zealand. TVNZ reports only 11 fatal attacks have taken place since records began in 1847. (A total of 44 attacks have been recorded in New Zealand since that time.)