Shark attack at Newport Aquarium, Newport, Kentucky, Usa

Shark attack details: Newport Aquarium, Newport, Kentucky, 31-Jul-2006
Date of attack: Jul 31st 2006
Location: Newport Aquarium, Newport, Kentucky
Shark species: small catsharks
Name of victim: 12 people
Sex of victim:
Activity: Touching sharks
Injury: Minor injuries, similar to paper cuts from the captive sharks PROVOKED INCIDENTS

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