Greek cliff collapses on popular beach, injuring seven

Cliff collapse on Greece's 'shipwreck beach' injures tourists

But none of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.

According to Reuters.com, visitors at the popular Navagio beach on the island of Zakynthos were shocked as a huge sheet of rock fell from the wall of a cove and almost landed on beachgoers.

The brief video clips included below show the moment the rockfall began, with tons of rock breaking away from the cliff face and falling onto the crowded beach in Zante. Authorities later said everyone who had arrived at the beach on tourist boats had been accounted for.

"It was like Dunkirk, all these people coming to the edge of the water, all these boats of people coming to get them and all this panic".

A couple of small vessels overturned from the force of the fall that caused high waves, witnesses told authorities.

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A Czech woman suffered back injuries and was taken to hospital, another six people, including two children were treated for minor injuries.

Small boats are capsized after a landslide occurred at the popular beach of Navagio, or Shipwreck Beach, on the western island of Zakynthos, Greece, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018.

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

It can only be reached by boat.

The beach is also known as Shipwreck Beach.

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