PROVOKED SHARK BITE
Date: reported on 11. June 2012
Location: Muravera, Sardinia, Italy.
Species: Blue shark ( Prionace glauca ).
Size: said to be over 2 metres in length.
The blue shark was found beached near the campsite Quattro Mori on the south-eastern coast of Sardinia.
The source is reporting that the shark was 'violently attacking' a man, who tried to save the animal.
The victim (Giorgio Zara, 57) suffered injuries to his leg and was transferred to the hospital San Marcellino.
The shark died very shortly after the incident.
L’Unione Sarda via Shark Year Magazine, sharkyear.com. Photo: videolina