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Teenage boy attacked by shark

A teenage boy was mauled by a shark on Monday morning, officials said.

The 13-year-old was injured at Town Beach at Port Macquarie on the NSW mid-north coast.

Paramedics received the call just before 6am and rushed the boy to Port Macquarie Base Hospital in a stable condition.

The boy was injured in his foot, finger and upper arm.

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