Shark attack at Isipingo, KZN, South Africa

Shark attack details: Isipingo, KZN, 20-Jan-1989
Date of attack: January 20th 1989
Location: Isipingo, KZN
Shark species: unknown
Name of victim: Sudesh Sarjoo
Age of victim: 19 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Lifesaving drill
Injury: Thigh bitten

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