During his ordeal, a shark approached the fisherman to “sniff him,” according to police.
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A New Zealand fisherman rescued what police on Thursday, January 4, described as… “An absolute miracle”After spending nearly 24 hours in the water, he took advantage of the sun's reflection on his watch to attract attention. During his ordeal, a shark approached the fisherman “Smell it”Police Sergeant Will Hamilton said.
The man was fishing alone when he fell overboard on Tuesday after catching a marlin off the Coromandel Peninsula on the east coast of the North Island. New Zealand. Sergeant Hamilton said he was swept away by the currents and was unable to return to his boat. “He spent a cold night in the ocean, and he was so exhausted he couldn't continue swimming. While he was in the water.”he added.
“A real miracle”
On Wednesday afternoon, three men fishing in the area noticed an unusual reflection in the water. “They decided to search and discovered another fisherman desperately trying to get their attention using the sun's reflection on his watch.”said Sergeant Hamilton. “It is a true miracle that the fisherman survived this ordeal. Had it not been for the quick intervention of the three men who saved him, the outcome would certainly have been tragic.”
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