Shark attack at Madang, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea

Shark attack details: Madang, Madang Province, 09-Feb-1996
Date of attack: February 9th 1996
Location: Madang, Madang Province
Shark species: unknown
Name of victim: schoolboy
Age of victim: 14 years old
Sex of victim:
Activity: Diving
Injury: Leg severed FATAL

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