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A MAN died today after being attacked by a shark, the eighth fatality in the country this year.
Police were called to Cable Beach in Western Australia at about 8.40 am.
The 55-year-old man was pulled from the water with serious injuries and treated by police before paramedics arrived. He died at the scene.
Police later said that they shot at the shark, which lingered close to the shore, for almost half an hour after the attack.
VOTERS went to the polls today for presidential and legislative elections that have been marred by ongoing extremist violence in the west African nation.
President Roch Marc Christian Kabore is expected to win, but the opposition hopes to split the vote and deprive him of the 51 per cent support needed for an outright victory in the first round.
This election is a major test for young democracy in the face of rising extremist attacks.
SIXTY-NINE inmates broke out of a Beirut prison on Saturday after smashing their cell doors and attacking prison guards.
According to a police statement, five of the escaped inmates died when a car they stole while fleeing crashed into a tree during an ensuing police chase.
So far 15 inmates have been rearrested while four of the escaped prisoners have handed themselves over.
Security forces sealed off the area around the prison and are conducting a manhunt for the remaining prisoners.
THOUSANDS attended the funeral of the head of Serbia’s Orthodox church today, who died after contracting the coronavirus.
Many mourners and most priests at the service for Patriarch Irinej in Belgrade didn’t wear masks or adhere to social distancing inside the church, kissing the glass shield covering Irinej’s remains and even using a single spoon during Holy Communion.
Irinej, 90, died on Friday, three weeks after attending the funeral in Montenegro of another cleric who also died of Covid-19, at which mourners kissed the body lying in an open casket.
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