A Brazil Teenager Dies After Shark Rips Off His Leg and ‘Private Part’


A teenager in Brazil over the weekend was mauled by a shark and killed after suffering brutal injuries to his leg and. . . private part, the Daily Mail reports.

Jose Ernestor da Silva was reportedly swimming in the sea on Brazil’s north-east coast when the shark attacked. Da Silva was transported by ambulance to Restauracao Hospital in Recife, and suffered two heart attacks along the way. 

The young teenager was in surgery for three hours as doctors amputated his left leg, and attempted to reattach his ‘man-hood,’ but he died a few hours later.

According to the Daily Mail, hospital director Miguel Arcanjo, told reporters: “He arrived unconscious, with an extremely serious injury. After the surgery he was taken to the Intensive Care Unit. He lost a lot of blood, which was replaced, but he suffered hypovolemic shock and passed away.”

This is now the second major shark attack on the exact beach in the Jabatao de Guararapes district of greater Recife in the last couple of months. Back in April, a 35-year-old man was attacked and had to have a leg and hand amputated.

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