Shark attack at Melkbosstrand, Western Cape Province, South Africa

Shark attack details: Melkbosstrand, Western Cape Province, 14-Sep-2003
Date of attack: Sep 14th 2003
Location: Melkbosstrand, Western Cape Province
Shark species: 2 m cow shark
Name of victim: inflatable boat, occupants: Rudolf Bokelmann and Sakkie Vermeulen
Age of victim: 36 & 26 years old
Sex of victim:
Activity: Fishing
Injury: No injury to occupants, shark bit boat

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