Iran | Khuzestan Province | Ahvaz on the Karun River

Incident Details:

year: 1945
location: Ahvaz on the Karun River
area: Khuzestan Province
country: Iran
fatality: fatal
species: unknown
victim: an old fisherman
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: fatal foot lacerated & crushed
time:
species detail:
source: Lt. Col. R.S. Hunt pp. 80-81
species: unknown shark
date: Said to be 1941-1945 more likely 1945
activity: Fishing in ankle-deep water

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1945 on the date reported as Said to be 1941-1945 more likely 1945 - an old fisherman, a male aged unknown was Fishing in ankle-deep water near Ahvaz on the Karun River. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked an old fisherman. The attack was fatal