Panama | San Blas Coast | 4 miles from Tuwala near Mulatuppu

Incident Details:

year: 1963
location: 4 miles from Tuwala near Mulatuppu
area: San Blas Coast
country: Panama
fatality: fatal
species: unknown
victim: an Indian male
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: fatal foot nearly severed
time:
species detail:
source: H. Loftin
species: unknown shark
date: Jul-63
activity: Seining for bait standing in chest-deep water

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1963 on the date reported as Jul-63 - an Indian male, a male aged unknown was Seining for bait standing in chest-deep water near 4 miles from Tuwala near Mulatuppu. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked an Indian male. The attack was fatal