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Two teenagers have been attacked by sharks in as many days at the same beach in Pernambuco State, Brazil.
The latter victim, 15-year-old Kaylane Timóteo Freitas, had her arm ripped off by a shark while swimming in the waters off Piedade Beach on Monday, the Daily Star reported.
The attack came just one day after a 14-year-old boy was surfing when was attacked by a shark only 500 yards down the beach and suffered severe injuries to his leg, exposing his femur, according to the U.K.’s Daily Mail. Doctors eventually had to amputate the leg.
Eyewitnesses reported seeing the Freitas’ arm “ripped clean off” by the shark, with blood seen spewing from the wound.
The girl was quickly rushed to the hospital for emergency treatment, and doctors amputated her arm due to the severity of the injury.
Experts consider the Greater Recife area, where Piedade Beach is located, the most deadly shark attack spot in the world, according to the Daily Star.
According to the Daily Mail, swimming at Piedade Beach was banned in 2021 because of the danger of shark attacks.
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