A 38-year-old French girl died on the small Caribbean island of San Martín, situated roughly 240 kilometers east of Puerto Rico, due to a shark assault, an uncommon incident and no mortality data in that Caribbean territory.
The sufferer handed away after the shark tore off his leg very near the coast, particularly in some extent often known as Orient Bay, within the northeast of San Martín.
An uncommon occasion, because the authorities of the French a part of the island guarantee that there isn’t any earlier information of the sort of assault carried out by the animal, at the very least so long as official data are adopted. Even so, they spotlight the same assault in 2005 that was not deadly.
The variety of assaults by sharks all through the Caribbean area lately doesn’t exceed thirty, of which solely 4 have been deadly. Likewise, consultants level out that many of the assaults on individuals by these carnivores are unintended.