An American tourist has died after she was attacked by a shark while swimming in the Bahamas on Wednesday.
The woman was snorkeling near Rose Island in the North Atlantic Ocean waters around 2pm when she was attacked.
She was pronounced dead shortly after she was transported to shore, the Royal Bahamas Police Force say.
An American woman has died after she was attacked by a shark while snorkeling near Rose Island in the Bahamas (above) on Wednesday, authorities say
Additional information was not immediately available. The investigation is ongoing.
Rose Island is a small piece of land northeast of Nassau.