2018-06-06 20:41

65th victim along the Pernambuco state's shoreline: fatal

Jose Ernestor da Silca was fatally insured immediately after lifeguards called the 18-year old to come closer to the shore. The shark open up his upper thigh and bit off his genitals. Jose died in the local Aeronautica hospital. This is the second incident in 3 weeks. On April 15, 35-year old Pablo de Melo had to have his leg and hand amputated when he got injured at almost the exact same spot. He was bitten in waist deep water. This incident is the 65th one registered along the coast of Pernambuco state since 1992. Eighty percent of these incidents occurred within 30 km of shoreline in the region of Recife.

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