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List of all shark attacks in La Libertad

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 4 shark attacks in La Libertad. Out of those, 2 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 50.00%. 2 attacks came out of the blue while 2 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

El Cocal Beach 15-09-1993 SurfingFATAL, arms & legs bitten, then drownedYES 17yo Mauricio Guzman Castaneda
near El Cocal Beach 15-09-1993 3.7 m [12'] white sharkSurfingLeft leg gashedNO 15yo Jose Diter Roque
La Libertad 31-07-1993 White shark?Oyster fishingFATAL x 2YES boat, occupants: 2 men
50 miles off Port La Libertad 08h301,100-lb sharkJerked overboard while pole fishing for tunaLeft thigh bitten by hooked shark PROVOKED INCIDENTNO 27yo Robert L. Bottini
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