There have been a total of 2 shark attacks in East Sepik. Out of those, 1 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 50.00%. 1 attacks came out of the blue while 1 have been provoked by humans.
|Moem Village near Wewak||11-09-1965||14h00||0.9 m [3'] shark||Fishing (rod & line)||Leg & hand bitten by shark that had been speared by another fisherman PROVOKED INCIDENT||NO||Ilu|
|Wewak||25-05-1954||Fishing / cleaning fish, dived into water to retrieve a lost fish||FATAL, decapitated||YES||male, a native constable|