08-04-2005, 08:29 AM #1Former Member
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Woman showered with sharks!
An Australian woman is suing Sydney Aquarium after a giant exhibition tank exploded, showering her with glass - and sharks. The accident left Hazel Swinden, 61, in chest-high water with a badly gashed ankle caused by flying debris.
She claims to have suffered post-traumatic stress as a result.
One moment Ms Swinden was admiring the reef sharks at Sydney Aquarium and the next she was surrounded by them with blood pouring from a deep cut.
A glass tank had shattered, dumping thousands of litres of water on top of her.
The woman's lawyer has told a Sydney court how she was submerged for several seconds and could feel the sharks brushing past her.