Shark attack at Saltwater Beach, New South Wales, Australia

Shark attack details: Saltwater Beach, New South Wales, 03-May-2015
Date of attack: May 3rd 2015
Location: Saltwater Beach, New South Wales
Shark species: Great white shark
Name of victim: Bruce Lucas
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Surfing
Injury: Injuries to left arm & right hand

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