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A man has been killed aft a whale deed a vessel disconnected The seashore of Sydney, Australia. 

Another man was injured and taken to infirmary aft The whale struck and flipped their mini sportfishing boat.

It was "an absolute freak accident", authorities emergency services curate Jihad Dib said.

It was apt The whale came supra The aboveground "causing The vessel to tilt, ejecting some men", constabulary said in a statement.

Police said 1 man was pulled unconscious from Sydney's Botany Bay and later died, while The different was taken to infirmary in a unchangeable condition.

"A whale has been involved, whoever would person thought that that would person occurred, it's terribly tragic," said New South Wales constabulary curate Yasmin Catley.

The constabulary did not opportunity what benignant of whale was involved.

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Australia's extended coastline hosts 10 ample and 20 smaller type of whales.

Human deaths caused by whales are rare. However, past September five group died in New Zealand aft their vessel was overturned by a whale.

In June, 8 Danish sailors had to beryllium rescued aft their vessel capsized in The Pacific Ocean pursuing a collision pinch 1 aliases 2 whales.

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