Boy narrowly escapes sharks in nail-biting footage

A drone has captured nail-biting footage of a boy who ran into the sea in the Bahamas, unaware sharks were lurking offshore.

He turned his back and dived underwater as the four sharks swam closer to him.

The drone pilot managed to warn the boy to get out of the water, just in the nick of time.

Watch the stunning drone footage above.

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