Shark attack at Clansthal, KZN, South Africa

Shark attack details: Clansthal, KZN, 01-Jul-1981
Date of attack: July 1st 1981
Location: Clansthal, KZN
Shark species: gray shark
Name of victim: John Wilson
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Catching sardines
Injury: Laceration to calf

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