Australian man survives shark attack near Sydney


An Australian surfer has survived a shark attack in the city of Gosford, north of Sydney.

After being bitten, the 28-year-old managed to paddle to shore, where he was treated by paramedics and taken to hospital.

Witnesses said the shark "got on his board and just took a chunk out of his arm".

Theopi Skarlatos reports.

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