Tanzania | Unspecified | Coco Beach in Oyster Bay 7 km north of Dar-es-Salaam

Incident Details:

year: 2000
location: Coco Beach in Oyster Bay 7 km north of Dar-es-Salaam
area: Unspecified
country: Tanzania
fatality: fatal
species: Zambezi
victim: male
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: fatal legs severed
time:
species detail: Thought to involve a Zambesi shark
source: T. Thierry
species: Zambezi shark
date: Early Jun-2000
activity: Swimming

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 2000 on the date reported as Early Jun-2000 - male, a male aged unknown was Swimming near Coco Beach in Oyster Bay 7 km north of Dar-es-Salaam. A Zambezi shark was reported to have attacked male. The attack was fatal