July 22, 2013, Brazil

2013-07-26 16:44

A drowning teenager, Bruna Gobbi, was waiting for the rescuer when she got bitten by a shark. Although the leg was successfully amputated, she later died of blood loss.Her cousin Daniele was not injured.

A total of 58 shark attacks, 28 of them fatal, have been reported over the past 21 years in Recife, one the most popular seaside resorts in the northeastern state of Pernambuco, according to a state agency that has been tracking shark attacks since 1922.

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