Iraq | Basrah | Shatt-al-Arab River

Incident Details:

year: 1970
location: Shatt-al-Arab River
area: Basrah
country: Iraq
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: female
gender: F
age: 28
injury: Left hand severed
time: Afternoon
species detail:
source: B.W. Coad & L.A.J. Al-Hassan
species: unknown shark
date: 1970s
activity: Washing cooking pans

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1970 on the date reported as 1970s - female, a female aged 28 was Washing cooking pans near Shatt-al-Arab River. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked female. The attack was non-fatal (Left hand severed)