Landslide at Greek beach on Zakynthos caught on camera


A general view shows the beach Navagio following a rockfall, in the island of Zakynthos, Greece September 13, 2018.

A landslide over the iconic Navagio beach on Zakynthos island has reportedly injured three people.

Coast guard and fire brigade officials confirmed that the injuries sustained were not life-threatening.

Video footage of the terrifying moment showed the rock from the limestone cliff face split and plummet to the shore, sending waves crashing over tourists.

There were no people missing, one of the officials said but authorities were combing land and sea as a precaution, the official said. "We heard a sound and a small part of the rock fell, then a second one, and finally a third and large piece dropped in the sea, creating turbulence that overturned the boats", a witness reported.

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Seven people were injured, with one woman suffering back injuries.

A total of seven people were treated in hospital for injuries, including a 34-year-old Czech woman with a fractured vertebra, the government said in a statement. She was hospitalised together with her husband and two children, who suffered minor injuries.

Zakynthos is also known as Zante in Western Europe.

The coast guard said later that those who had headed to the beach on tourist boats had all been accounted for.