Shark attack at Boa Viagem Beach, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

Shark attack details: Boa Viagem Beach, Recife, Pernambuco, 01-Dec-2002
Date of attack: December 1st 2002
Location: Boa Viagem Beach, Recife, Pernambuco
Shark species: unknown
Name of victim: Aylson Gadelha
Age of victim: 19 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Surfing
Injury: FATAL

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