Shark attack at Tu, Vava'u, Tonga

Shark attack details: Tu, Vava'u, 01-Feb-2006
Date of attack: Feb 1st 2006
Location: Tu, Vava'u
Shark species: Tiger shark
Name of victim: Tessa Horan
Age of victim: 24 years old
Sex of victim: F
Activity: Swimming
Injury: Severe bite to right leg FATAL

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