Shark attack at Cintza Beach, East London, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Shark attack details: Cintza Beach, East London, Eastern Cape Province, 22-Jul-2011
Date of attack: July 22nd 2011
Location: Cintza Beach, East London, Eastern Cape Province
Shark species: 3 to 4 m Great white shark
Name of victim: Denver Struwig
Age of victim: 29 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Surfing
Injury: Upper left arm & right leg bitten

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