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On the morning of December 18, Nahum Verdugo Aguilera, 35, was diving in Hawey, an area located 10 kilometers from San Jorge Island, in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, when he was attacked by a shark.

When his companions took him out of the water they noticed that he was missing a leg and part of his abdomen, so they immediately took him in a motor boat to Puerto Peñasco. However, upon reaching the shore the diver had already died.

It was around 11 in the morning when the Municipal Police was informed about the incident and expert services and maritime authorities went to the place.

According to the preliminary report, the victim was a native of San Carlos, Sonora, has part of his torax and his left leg severed from the hip.

The panga, which has the name “Lidia Isabel” was insured by the Ministerial Agency for Criminal Investigation.

Source: Televisa Noticias

Diver dies in Sonora after losing a leg due to attack by the shark

As a result of the injuries when attacked by a shark , a diver originally from Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, diedyesterday afternoon.

Nahum Verdugo Aguilera, 35 years old, left yesterday morning to dive in a panga together with some friends in an area known as San Jorge Bay .

The left leg!

Nahum plunged into the blue ocean when suddenly a giant shark attacked him.

The diver tried at all costs to rise to the surface, but the shark bit him and with a cut completely tore off his left leg and sexual organs; Nahum began to bleed .

The animal fled with the food in its snout and the diver’s friends hurried him out of the water.

They brought a van where they planned to take him to a hospital , but at that time he ceased to exist.

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