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List of all shark attacks in hong-kong

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 24 shark attacks in HONG KONG. Out of those, 17 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 70.83%. 23 attacks came out of the blue while 1 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

First Beach 12-06-1995 Though to involve a tiger sharkSwimmingFATAL, left leg & forearm severedYES 45yo Wong Kwai-yung
Sheung Sze Wan Beach 01-06-1995 14h301.8 m to 2.1 m [6' to 7'] sharkSwimmingFATAL, right thigh bitten, femur exposedYES 29yo Herman Lo Cheuk-Yuet
Sai Kung Beach 30-05-1995 DivingFATAL, right leg severed, left leg laceratedYES 44yo Tso Kam-Sun
Silverstrand 10-06-1993 07h15SwimmingFATALYES 61yo Kwong Kong-hing
Sheung Sz Wan 31-05-1993 SwimmingFATALYES 42yo Yan Sai-wah
Silverstrand 30-04-1993 Missing, believed taken by a sharkYES female
Basalt Island, 9km from Silverstrand 28-06-1991 FATALYES 22yo male
Sai Kung 27-06-1991 FishingFATAL, right arm severedYES male
Silverstrand Beach, near Hung Hau 06-06-1991 Between 06h00 & 07h20Tiger shark, >3 m [10']SwimmingAbdomen bitten & leg severed FATALYES 65yo Yeung Tam-ho (female)
Mirs Bay 27-08-1979 Freedom swimmingLeg severed, FATALYES 21yo male
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