Mother's urgent warning after her son was stung by an Irukandji jellyfish at ... trends now

Mother's urgent warning after her son was stung by an Irukandji jellyfish at ... trends now
Mother's urgent warning after her son was stung by an Irukandji jellyfish at ... trends now

Mother's urgent warning after her son was stung by an Irukandji jellyfish at ... trends now

Distraught mother’s urgent warning for swimmers after her eight-year-old son was stung by an Irukandji jellyfish: ‘He felt like he was going to die’ A boy was stung by a Irukandji jellyfish His mother told 6PR the boy thought he would die WA authorities have issued a warning  

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A distraught mother has recounted the terrifying moment her son was stung by the world's most deadly jellyfish during a family holiday, revealing the little boy told her he 'felt like he was going to die'. 

Eight-year-old Ethan had been swimming in the shallow waters of the Exmouth Gulf, in remote north-west WA, on Monday afternoon after his family had been out on a boat with friends.

The boy's mother, Jess, said her son had approached her complaining he had been stung by something.

Jess could not see anything in the water and had initially thought the boy had been bitten by sea lice.

Eight-year-old Ethan had been swimming in the shallow waters of the Exmouth Gulf when he was stung by the world's most deadly jellyfish, the Irukandji jellyfish

Eight-year-old Ethan had been swimming in the shallow waters of the Exmouth Gulf when he was stung by the world's most deadly jellyfish, the Irukandji jellyfish

The 'full-time travelling family' have been staying in the remote WA area for three months

The 'full-time travelling family' have been staying in the remote WA area for three months 

Jess told 6PR radio Ethan seemed fine for about half an hour but when the family were in the car on their way back to their caravan, the boy became 'very distressed'.

'He had excruciating pain in his back and stomach,'

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