As It Happens | Jul 16, 2013 | 6:39

Ocean diver suffers severe bite to face from conger eel

Jimmy Griffin is an experienced scuba diver. But nothing could have prepared him for the encounter he had with a six-foot conger eel, while diving 25 metres underwater off the coast of Ireland. The eel attacked him, bit into his face, and wouldn't let go.

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