Shark attack at Piedade, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

Shark attack details: Piedade, Recife, Pernambuco, 07-Sep-2009
Date of attack: Sep 7th 2009
Location: Piedade, Recife, Pernambuco
Shark species: unknown
Name of victim: Geovanni Tiago Barbosa
Age of victim: 15 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Swimming, attempting to rescue a girl believed to be drowning
Injury: FATAL

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