Teenager dies after being stung by a jellyfish whereas fishing – as mother and father are urged to maintain their children out of the water
A young person has died after being stung by a field jelly fish whereas fishing in Queensland.
A 17-year-old Bamaga boy was stung by the toxic jelly fish at Patterson’s Level in Cape York in far north Queensland on Friday.
The boy was taken to Townsville Hospital however later died on Monday.
The Northern Peninsula Space Regional Council has issued a renewed plea to its residents to remain out of the water throughout stinger season following the tragedy.
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