VIDEO: Shark smashes into cage with diver inside

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Friday, October 14, 2016
Shark smashes into cage with diver inside
The waters off Mexico became the scene of a rare and frightening event (Video courtesy, Gabe and Garrett/YouTube)

GUADALUPE ISLAND, Mexico (KTRK) -- Dramatic video shows a terrifying turn of events as a great white shark smashes its way inside a cage with a diver inside.

This incredible footage shot was filmed during a cage diving trip off the coast of Guadalupe Island, Mexico.

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The great white shark was feeding on a large chunk of tuna when it appears to become a little zealous as it swings its fin violently in the water.

Then, the shark makes a dramatic lunge forward, slamming into the metal cage.

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Workers say the shark broke the metal cage railing as a diver was inside.

At one point, you can see blood coming from the shark's gigantic mouth. The good news is the diver was okay after dive instructors lifted the top of the cage to let the shark out.

The instructors say this is an extremely rare event, and it's even more incredible that it was all caught on camera.

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