Okinawa | Miyako Island | Boragawa Beach

Incident Details:

year: 1996
location: Boragawa Beach
area: Miyako Island
country: Okinawa
fatality: fatal
species: unknown
victim: male
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: fatal
species detail:
source: Okinawa Weekly Times 10-14-1996
species: unknown shark
date: 9-Oct-96
activity: Swimming or snorkeling

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1996 on the date reported as 9-Oct-96 - male, a male aged unknown was Swimming or snorkeling near Boragawa Beach. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked male. The attack was fatal