Connect with us

Happening Now

Rockfall in Greece Leaves Seven People Injured



At least seven people were injured Thursday during a massive rockfall at a beach in Greece.

According to, 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 nearly landed on beachgoers.

Greek authorities said none of the injuries were life-threatening.

Officials said that no tourists in the area were reported missing, but air and sea rescue teams were sent to the island—known as Zante in Western Europe—to conduct a search as a precaution in case someone was trapped.

Video of the nearly fatal rockfall was captured and shared on Instagram:

At least two small boats were capsized in the surrounding waters due to high waves created by the falling rocks. As for the injuries, one woman as transferred to a local hospital and the other six people, including two children, received treatment on the scene for minor injuries.

This post was published by our news partner: | Article Source |

Comments & Discussion

latest episode


Jet Set on TheGo!

Travel News & Exclusive Deals delivered right to your inbox weekly!
* indicates required


Copyright © 2019 En Pointe Productions, LLC. All Rights Reserved.