Shark attack at Yoff Island, Cap Vert Peninsula, Senegal

Shark attack details: Yoff Island, Cap Vert Peninsula, Sep-1998
Date of attack: Sep 1st 1998
Location: Yoff Island, Cap Vert Peninsula
Shark species: 1.5 m shark
Name of victim: A.D
Age of victim: 25 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Spearfishing
Injury: Bitten by harpooned shark PROVOKED INCIDENT

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