The attack also badly injured the 26-year-old male Costa Ricandiving guide leading the group that included Bhandari. The official statement identified the victim by her last name, Bhandari, and her scuba diving guide by the last name Jiménez. LL was part of an 18-member group who had gone into the Pacific Ocean for scuba diving near Cocos Island, about 300 miles from the country's mainland. The guide sustained a shark bite on one of his legs, but survived.
But Bhandari, a senior director at WL Ross & Co. The instructor saw the shark approaching and attempted to scare it off, but it still attacked the female tourist.
A sand tiger shark is pictured on July 10, 2013.
Tiger sharks are predators often found around Pacific islands. The females were the longest, measuring at more than 13 feet. "They have greater activity at the dive sites in the afternoon and in the early hours of the morning without causing any care situation, until yesterday" the statement added. Ministry said, Upon reaching the surface, the tiger shark attack on a tourist women was already serious. Bhandari was reportedly attacked by Tiger sharks.
"Rohina you were the brightest of lights that went out much too soon", another wrote on her Facebook page. Bhandari's friends in Bangalore told the newspaper she had been planning on visiting the city to celebrate her 50th birthday with friends later this month. "She was such a wonderful person who loved life. I will always remember her kindness, friendship and our adventures together". "Unbelievably sad and heartbreaking news that Rohina has died", wrote Julie Walker.
The death of the vibrant brunette came to a shock to her friends. Thinking of the good times.