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Cliff collapse at tourist beach on Greece's Zakynthos island injures seven

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Faye Gross | 15 September, 2018, 03:26

It is one of the Ionian island's main attractions, in part because of the shipwreck on the shore and also because of its surrounding steep cliffs.

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.

There were at least seven people injured in the rockfall, but according to coastguard officials, none of them received life-threatening injuries.

Footage of the incident, which took place at Navagio Beach on the isle of Zakynthos, shows tourists fleeing as the large sheet of rock breaks away from the cliff face.

The coast guard said one foreign woman was injured and was being transported to a local hospital.

O'Connell described the piece of rock that fell as being as big as a four-storey building, crashing down onto the beach. A few small boats overturned from high waves caused by the force of the fall, witnesses told authorities.

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He said: "I thought more was coming and I just started running". The fire department said it had sent 18 rescuers accompanied by a sniffer dog, while a further nine-person crew was heading to the site by helicopter.

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"A giant wave hit the small boats and debris hit people on the beach", she said.

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.

Authorities later said everyone who had arrived at the beach on tourist boats had been accounted for.

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