4 Sep 2010

Australian man severely cut in Solomon Islands shark attack

10:04 am on 4 September 2010

A shark attack in a remote area of Solomon Islands has left an Australian man with severe cuts to his face and neck.

The 34-year-old was attacked on Thursday while swimming at a remote island resort.

A spokesperson for Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade says the man suffered lacerations to his face and neck.

He's been taken to the Solomons' National Referral Hospital in Honiara and is in a stable condition.