02 November 2004

Shark attack: Official probe

Cape Town - Marine and Coastal Management has launched an intensive investigation into an incident over the weekend when a shark-diving operator was attacked by a shark, allegedly because he was "doing what he wasn't permitted to do".

Andre Hartman, 52, was bitten on the foot in Gansbaai while his leg was apparently hanging over the side of his boat. He was busy chumming - luring sharks to the boat with bait.

For more information, read the full article at www.divesouthafrica.co.za/news/messages/27.html


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