Shark attack at Cowaramup Bay, Western Australia, Australia

Shark attack details: Cowaramup Bay, Western Australia, 17-Aug-2010
Date of attack: August 17th 2010
Location: Cowaramup Bay, Western Australia
Shark species: Great white shark
Name of victim: Nicholas Edwards
Age of victim: 31 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Surfing
Injury: FATAL

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