There have been a total of 4 shark attacks in PERSIAN GULF. Out of those, 1 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 25.00%. 3 attacks came out of the blue while 1 have been provoked by humans.
|Bitten after dhow shipwrecked||Abdomen bitten, but she survived. Most of the 40 others that survived the wreck, were taken by sharks||NO||Arab woman|
|Khark Island||06-09-1961||10h30||1.5 m to 1.8 m [5' to 6'] shark||Free diving, surveying a pipeline & examing cathodes under jetty||3" cut on sole of foot||NO||I. Padden|
|Dubai||07-04-1961||Cargo ship Dara sank after collision with another ship during a severe storm||Some of the survivors said to have been bitten by sharks||YES|
|13-06-1890||Fell overboard||Severe lacerations to foot||NO||a Frenchman|