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Safety Advice on How to Avoid Shark Attack
Graphic: 1 Do not swim alone.
Graphic: 2 Do not swim at dawn, at dusk or at night.
Graphic: 3 Do not enter the water if you are bleeding or have any open wound.
Graphic: 4 If a school of fish start to behave erratically or congregate in an unusually large number, leave the water.
Graphic: 5 If a large fish is sighted in the vicinity, leave the water as quickly and calmly as possible.
Graphic: 6 In case of emergency, please follow the instructions of lifeguards.
Graphic: 7 For safety sake, keep away from the shark prevention nets.
Graphic: 8 In case of sighting of shark or shark-like object, please dial 999 immediately.