Landslide at famed Greek ‘Shipwreck Beach’ injures woman

Small boats are capsized after a landslide occurred at the popular beach of Navagio or Shipwreck Beach in Greece

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

At least seven people were injured in Greece on Thursday in a rockfall at the popular Navagio beach in the island of Zakynthos, Greek authorities said.

The video, posted on the island's official Twitter account, shows a large chunk of the cliff face falling as tourists below scatter.

A Czech woman suffered back injuries and was transferred to hospital, a coast official said.

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Navagio is one of Greece's most popular beaches, taking its name from the remains of a cargo ship that was wrecked there almost 40 years ago.

Also known as "shipwreck beach", the cove is only accessible by sea, and is famous for the wreckage of a small cargo ship that has been washed up on the beach since the '80s. While so far, no one has been found, they said they were continuing their search.

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. The rock was so large, it caused a small tsunami, with large waves crashing onto the beach. It is surrounded by steep cliffs and can only be reached by boat but thousands of tourists each year make the journey to visit it.

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