2 Surfers Bitten by Shark Within Minutes

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A surfer catches a wave in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Photo Credit: WKMG

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. —

Two surfers were bitten by a shark within minutes of each other, CNN reports.

Volusia County beach patrol said it happened to a girl and 17-year-old boy in New Smyrna Beach.

The girl was bitten on her ankle; the boy was bitten on his calf.

Beach patrol believes there were a group of sharks in the area feeding on fish.

Luckily, both surfers are expected to recover.