1. Wide of Aldo Mata's body on beach, covered with sheet
2. Mid of girls crying
3. Wide of person crying next to body
4. Body being put on stretcher
5. Stretcher being carried up beach
6. Body being put in ambulance
5. SOUNDBITE (Spanish) Jorge Luke, witness and friend of Aldo Mata:
"He was sitting on his board and suddenly he turned to one side, lifted his hand and screamed and that was when the shark grabbed him by the hand and bit him. I saw the shark when it hit the surface, it was two meters long, it bit him and pulled him under."
Zihuatanejo, Playa Linda - 24 May 2008
6. Wide Naval Hospital in Zihuatanejo
7. Close up emergency sign in front of hospital entrance
8. SOUNDBITE (Spanish) Jose Ernesto Sanchez, Head of Naval Hospital in Zihuatanejo:
"We have a foreigner, who arrived to the emergency room with injuries caused by shark bites. Fortunately the injuries he sustained are not serious and not life threatening, and we are taking care of it. There is a group of doctors assisting him. He's stable and we are providing all the care he needs. The injuries he has... the bites are located on his right hand, and this is what the doctors are dealing with now."
A shark attack injured a 49-year-old American surfer on Saturday off the Pacific coast of Mexico, in the third attack in a month.
The Mexican Navy deployed personnel to warn people about sharks at beaches in Zihuatanejo, a resort northwest of Acapulco, according to a Navy official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to release the information.
He said authorities have not closed beaches in Zihuatanejo, but people were being advised against swimming.
A day earlier, a 21-year-old Mexican surfer was killed by a shark off a nearby beach.
Jose Ernesto Sanchez, head of the Naval Hospital in Zihuatanejo where the American man was admitted on Saturday, said he had bites to his right hand.
"Fortunately the injuries he sustained are not serious and not life threatening and we are taking care of it. There is a group of doctors assisting him. He's stable and we are providing all the care he needs," he said.
The Guerrero state Public Safety Department identified the man as Bruce Greems and said that he lived in Zihuatanejo.
The attack took place on Saturday morning in Playa Linda near the touristy resort of Zihuatanejo and came only a day after a 21-year-old Mexican surfer, Aldo Mata, was killed by a shark on another beach in Zihuatanejo.
His friend Jorge Luke witnessed the attack.
"He was sitting on his board and suddenly he turned to one side, lifted his hand and screamed and that was when the shark grabbed him by the hand and bit him. I saw the shark when it hit the surface, it was two meters long, it bit him and pulled him under," he told AP Television.
These two attacks come less than a month after a San Francisco man died after being bitten by a shark while surfing off another Mexican beach.
The day after that attack authorities used baited hooks to catch sharks in the area.
Environmentalists opposed the hunt and have demanded that authorities post signs in the area's beaches warning about the danger of sharks.
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