Shark attack at Avalon, New South Wales, Australia

Shark attack details: Avalon, New South Wales, 01-Mar-2009
Date of attack: March 1st 2009
Location: Avalon, New South Wales
Shark species: unknown
Name of victim: Andrew Lindop
Age of victim: 15 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Surfing
Injury: Lacerations to leg

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