Dozens Injured In Rare Mass Piranha Attack In Argentina
Bathers in the Parana River seeking relief from triple-digit temperatures were attacked by a piranha-like fish on Christmas Day.By Candice Aviles | December 26, 2013
A group of bathers cooling off in the Parana River in Rosario, Argentina, found themselves under attack by a school of piranha-like fish.
“More than 70 people were injured, including 7 children who lost parts of toes or fingers. ... One health official said there were some people that the fish had literally torn bits and pieces of flesh from.” (Via BBC)
The swimmers were cooling off from scorching temperatures on Christmas day when they were suddenly and aggressively attacked. (Via Sky News)