Teenager critical after his penis was ripped off by shark in Brazil

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He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he is in a critical condition after suffering two heart attacks.

He was swimming near an area marked with warnings of shark attacks (Photo: AFP)

Shark attacks are reported from across the globe as people who survive such incidents are left with horrifying consequences. But sometimes the outcome of such attacks can only be described as shocking.

A teenager who was swimming near a beach in Brazil had his penis ripped off by a shark. The 18-year-old was attacked by a tiger shark and people tried to stop the blood by tying garments around the wound.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he is in a critical condition after suffering two heart attacks. The boy was swimming with his brother and friends in deep waters in an area marked with warnings of shark attacks.

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