Iraq | Basrah | Shatt-al-Arab River near Abu al Khasib

Incident Details:

year: 1970
location: Shatt-al-Arab River near Abu al Khasib
area: Basrah
country: Iraq
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: female
gender: F
age: 25
injury: Left foot severed
time:
species detail:
source: B.W. Coad & L.A.J. Al-Hassan
species: unknown shark
date: 1970s
activity: Washing clothes on stairs

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1970 on the date reported as 1970s - female, a female aged 25 was Washing clothes on stairs near Shatt-al-Arab River near Abu al Khasib. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked female. The attack was non-fatal (Left foot severed)