Iran | Shatt-Al-Arab River | Bashamir

Incident Details:

year: 1945
location: Bashamir
area: Shatt-Al-Arab River
country: Iran
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: Hamid
gender: M
age: 13
injury: Right forearm injured mid-humeral amputation
species detail:
source: A. Anderson M.D. - Lt. Col. R.S. Hunt Royal Army Medical Corp p.84
species: unknown shark
date: 6-Sep-45
activity: Swimming

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1945 on the date reported as 6-Sep-45 - Hamid, a male aged 13 was Swimming near Bashamir. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked Hamid. The attack was non-fatal (Right forearm injured mid-humeral amputation)