Horror as shark assaults 4 divers in Maldives by ramming them with its head
A terrifying video reveals the heart-stopping second a gaggle of divers come beneath assault from a shark.
The dramatic footage reveals the ocean creature swimming in the direction of one of many divers earlier than ramming into every of them with its head.
The divers could be seen reeling from the affect of the blows earlier than the shark swims off.
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The clip, shot within the Maldives, was shared on-line by spearfishing information Cameron Kirkconnell to warn his 126,000 Instagram followers to maintain their wits about them whereas diving.
He wrote on instagram: “Maldives shark dive fun.
“I don’t need my insta to be full of those however this one was an ideal instance of individuals put in a scenario they thought was superb. It wasn’t.”
Cameron, from the Cayman Islands, stated the video was not his, however he was sharing it to name for a ban on vacationers diving with sharks.
Local reviews counsel the assault came about not too long ago within the Maldives, involving divers that did not have a lot expertise with sharks.
In the video, which was shared to Telegram by native information channel MvCrisis on February 3, the divers had been reportedly filmed within the moments after making an attempt to free a shark tangled in a rope or web.
It is known nobody was badly injured.
Cameron’s followers had been fast to criticise the divers.
One wrote: “And all they had to do was as touch his nose gently and redirect the beautiful creature.”
Another stated: “The shark is panicking it’s got something tangled around it. You can see it dragging the line. It’s freaking out and not looking where it’s going and hitting all the divers.”
There is an estimated 100 shark assaults all over the world annually.
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