Shark attack at Crowdy Head, New South Wales, Australia

Shark attack details: Crowdy Head, New South Wales, 21-Apr-2013
Date of attack: April 21st 2013
Location: Crowdy Head, New South Wales
Shark species: 3 m Grey nurse shark
Name of victim: Alan Saunders
Age of victim: 51 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Fishing
Injury: Puncture wounds and lacerations to both legs

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