A woman has been killed by a shark in Western Australia - the second deadly attack in a week

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A woman has died in a suspected shark attack in Western Australia, making it the second shark fatality this week.

The incident reportedly took place at 11.50am yesterday off Mindarie, 36km north of Perth CBD.

Her injuries were consistent with those from a shark attack, according to WA Police.

The news comes after the death of surfer Ben Gerring who died on Friday after being mauled by a shark and losing a leg earlier this week.

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