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When you see the words Unprovoked or Bite associated with Shark Attacks, someone is trying to hide shark dangers you may face should you enter the water. In most cases, the word unprovoked equals the number of incidents shared with the public. Any other type of Shark Attack is kept a secret from the public.

04/19/2002 SD (Florida)

Shark Attack Survivors News Archive for Shark Attacks in 2003
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04/19/2002 SD (Florida)

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Shark Bites Boy Off New Smyrna Beach

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- An 11-year-old suffered a small shark bite on his left foot while body-boarding in the surf, officials said.

The boy, whose name was not released, was not seriously injured when he was bitten Saturday afternoon and his parents took him to a local hospital for treatment, said Joe Wooden, spokesman for the Volusia County Beach Patrol.

The bite is the second reported in Volusia County this year, Wooden said.

New Smyrna Beach is about 15 miles southeast of Daytona Beach.

Two other people suffered minor shark bites in the past week to the south in Brevard County.

One involved a 12-year-old boy surfing, and the other a 20-year-old man swimming.


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