FILE PHOTO: A shark circling a stingray at Kings Beach.
FILE PHOTO: A shark circling a stingray at Kings Beach. Contributed

EVACUATION: Shark sighting shuts down Coast beach

LIFEGUARDS were forced to evacuate swimmers from a Coast beach yesterday following a confirmed shark sighting.

Yesterday about 2pm, swimmers at Kings Beach Caloundra were rushed from the water after reports of a shark swimming nearby.

Beach-goers were told to stay out of the water until it was safe to go back in.

By 4pm the beach had re-opened.


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