Shark attack at Richards Bay, KZN, South Africa

Shark attack details: Richards Bay, KZN, 15-Feb-1989
Date of attack: Feb 15th 1989
Location: Richards Bay, KZN
Shark species: unknown
Name of victim: Nico Abel
Age of victim: 26 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Windsurfing
Injury: Foot bruised & minor lacerations

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