INJURED – 29 June 2011 – Praia do Pina, Pernambuco, Brazil – surfer attacked
Malisson Lima, 21, suffered a deep wound to the right thigh after being bitten by a shark (species not reported) while surfing at Praia do Pina, Pernambuco, Brazil. Officials at the scene reported it could have been a bull or tiger shark.
The incident happened on Wednesday 29 June 2011.
The area of the attack is reported officially off-limits to swimmers and surfers because of the danger of shark attacks.
No other details were reported.