Shark Incident at English Bay, 24 July 2017

At approximately 5.30 pm on Monday 24 July there was a serious shark attack at English Bay on Ascension Island involving one person.

Entering the sea is to be avoided until further notice.

Emergency Services and the Ascension Island Government are working closely together to ensure all necessary actions for the victim and public safety are being undertaken.

Further updates will be provided as soon as possible.