Thursday, May 21, 2009

INJURED – 16-17 May 2009 – New Smyrna Beach, Florida, US – 3 surfers attacked

From a brief report in the Miami Herald:

Authorities say three people received relatively minor bites from sharks off New Smyrna Beach over the weekend. (16-17 May 2009)

Emergency officials say two bites were reported about five minutes apart on Saturday morning. A third bite was reported around the same time of day Sunday morning.

One of Saturday's victims was bitten on his hand but was able to drive himself to the hospital. Another man was bitten on his foot and required surgery. Sunday's victim was bit on the leg and required several stitches.

No other details were reported.

Miami Herald

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