Shark sighting forces beach evacuation
Swimmers were evacuated from Shelly Beach near Moruya yesterday after two three-metre-long hammerhead sharks were spotted in the river mouth at about 11:00am.
About an hour later, lifesavers patrolling in watercraft spotted more sharks off Broulee and Tomakin.
In the afternoon, a helicopter patrolling the area spotted a hammerhead 500 metres south of the flags.
Lifesavers also treated four people for bluebottle stings.
One 16-year-old boy who was stung on his arm, was taken to hospital for further treatment after reporting chest pains.
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