The unprecedented incident for Russia — the great white shark attack on human — registered in South Kuril islands Kunashir.
According to the South Kuril district inspection of fisheries management "Sakhalinrybvod", it happened in the north-east of the island, near Cape Dokuchaeva at a depth of 20 meters.
Attacked by a shark tore the 33-year-old diver muscle of the left thigh and calf. In addition, due to the sharp rise to the surface of a human syndrome developed decompression sickness.
At the hospital, the South Kurilsk he underwent surgery. Doctors were able to save his leg. The victim claims to be a victim of a great white shark.
This type of sharks in the waters above the South Kuril Islands was observed. Experts believe that the possible cause of the fish there was global warming — for the last four years off the coast of Sakhalin, the great white shark caught in the net twice fishermen.
News.Battery.Ru — Accumulator News, 30.07.2004 15:37
Source: RIA "Novosti"