Shaanaaz de Jager
Officials reopened Point Beach in Jeffrey's Bay on Monday (14/10/13) after a shark fatally attacked a swimmer there on Friday (11/10/13). The beach was closed as a precautionary measure after the horror attack.
Kouga Municipal spokeswoman Laura-Leigh Randall said no further sightings of the shark have been reported since the attack. The victim of Friday's attack is believed to be local resident Burgert van der Westhuizen, 73, who witnesses said was 200m offshore when he was tossed into the air by a great white shark believed to be 5.5m in length.
Kouga's lifeguards and the NSRI remain on the alert.