Tourists injured after rockfall at pristine beach in Greece's Zakynthos

Small boats were capsided after the landslide at ‘Shipwreck Beach’ on the Greek island of Zakynthos

Zakynthos landslide injures beachgoers

People embark a vessel after a landslide occurred at the popular beach of Navagio, or Shipwreck Beach, on the western island of Zakynthos, Greece, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018.

Tons of rock broke away from the cliff face, falling down onto the popular "Shipwreck Beach" in Zante.

A landslide at a beach on the Greek tourist island of Zakynthos has been caught on camera.

Rescuers from the local coast guard and the fire department soon arrived on the scene to evacuate the beach and prevent boats from approaching.

"So far, we haven't found any trapped people but we will continue searching", a fire brigade official said.

The weight of the rock sent a small tsunami across the sands as tourists scrambled to reach safety.

According to BBC News, at least seven people were injured.

While now, no one is missing, the coastguard called in helicopters and boats to search the area, in case anyone was trapped under the rocks.

Another six people, including two children, had received treatment for minor injuries, a hospital official in Zakynthos told Reuters.

The beach is also known as Shipwreck Beach.

"There was a noise and a small piece of rock fell, then a second bigger and finally a third big piece of rock that during the fall created a sea whirlpool that overturned the boats", one eyewitness said.

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