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'Catch or kill' order for killer shark in Western Australia

24 October 2011 Last updated at 07:13 BST

A hunt is under way off the coast of Western Australia for a Great White shark which killed a US diver.

George Thomas Wainwright, 32, from Texas, was diving off Rottnest Island near Perth when he was killed.

Fisheries officials have issued a kill order and laid baited hooks in the hope of capturing what is believed to be a 3m (10ft) Great White.

Mr Wainwright is the third person to be killed by a shark along Australia's west coast in recent weeks.

Duncan Kennedy reports.