She had always been afraid of being bitten by something in the water. Sadly, that’s what happened on December 27, 2022 when she decided to take a dip while at the beach in Hobe Sound, Florida with her grandmother and 6-year-old baby brother. year. Jasmine Carney, 10, was attacked by a shark while bathing. While in the water, she suddenly felt pain reports The Sun quoting the courageous girl’s statement. Horrified, Jasmine looked down and saw a shark chewing on her foot.

“Something grabbed me. He looked pretty big and he was gray. It hurt, so I was like ‘kick him and run away’,” Jasmine told WPTV. Kicked by the 10-year-old girl, the shark let go and fled. Rid of the dangerous predator, Jasmine runs out of the water to get closer to her grandmother. She had blood running down her foot. “She came running down the beach, screaming ‘Nana! Nana! Something bit me,” said Stephanie Carney, Jasmine’s adoptive grandmother.

“A piece of her foot was missing”, but she remained brave

According to Stephanie Carney, her courageous little girl was immediately taken care of by the rescuers. They put a tourniquet on his ankle to stop the bleeding. She was then airlifted to a nearby hospital. Jasmine was shown to be brave and calm despite the horrific attack she had just suffered. Dr Nir Hus said: “She was very positive from the start. “A piece of her foot was missing. Luckily for her, that’s the only place she was bitten.”

At 10 she manages to fend off a shark that attacks her, but leaves feathers

Jasmine Carney © Facebook

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