Tanzania | Unspecified | Near entrance to Dar-Es-Salaam Harbour

Incident Details:

year: 1961
location: Near entrance to Dar-Es-Salaam Harbour
area: Unspecified
country: Tanzania
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: Yusef Mohamed
gender: M
age: 42
injury: PROVOKED INCIDENT Right hand severed by hooked shark
time: 07h00
species detail:
source: Mombasa Times 9-25-1961
species: unknown shark
date: 24-Sep-61
activity: Fishing

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1961 on the date reported as 24-Sep-61 - Yusef Mohamed, a male aged 42 was Fishing near Near entrance to Dar-Es-Salaam Harbour. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked Yusef Mohamed. The attack was non-fatal (PROVOKED INCIDENT Right hand severed by hooked shark)