There have been a total of 2 shark attacks in Orissa. Out of those, 2 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 100.00%. 2 attacks came out of the blue while 0 have been provoked by humans.
|Machhagan||09-09-1959||6' shark||5 fatalities, 30 injured||YES|
|Mouth of Devi River at Machgaon||31-08-1959||1.5 m to 1.8 m [5' to 6'] sharks||5 people killed by sharks, 30 others injured||YES|