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Rockaway Beach reopens for swimming after shark attack, as NYC officials announce use of drones to scan waters

Posted on AllSides August 9th, 2023
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Rockaway Beach re-opened for swimming on Wednesday – two days after a swimmer was attacked by a shark there – as the FDNY and NYPD announced they are using drones to scan the waters for shark activity. The city Parks Department confirmed late Wednesday morning that the beach was open – after it was closed off “as a safety precaution” on Tuesday. Top FDNY and NYPD officials said that they were using drones to monitor for sharks at Rockaway Beach and other locations. “The plan is this: that every morning...

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