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SeaWorld trainer dies in killer whale attack

A trainer at the SeaWorld park in Orlando, Florida, has died after being attacked by a killer whale.

Witnesses said the orca had jumped and grabbed Dawn Brancheau, 40, by the waist from a poolside platform before dragging her underwater.

Andy Gallacher reports from Florida.

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