Video: 100 deadly sharks circle tourist beach


Beaches popular with holidaymakers near Perth, Australia were closed on Tuesday after a huge group of sharks was spotted offshore by a rescue helicopter.

KXAN reports that around 100 sharks were seen just one third of a mile from a popular beach where people swim regularly.

Rescue helicopter crew saw the sharks feeding a school of bait fish.

According to Sky News, the sharks were believed to be juvenile bronze whalers, which have been involved in attacks on humans in the past.

A local beach manager said the size of the school was "absolutely unusual".

In scenes reminiscent of the movie Jaws, beaches near the sighting were closed for several hours while shark alarms warned people to get out of the water.

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