Shipwreck Beach in Zakynthos, Greece, is Closed until ‘further notice’. What’s next? (VIDEO + photos)
Greek Authorities have decided to close (temporary) for security reasons the Famous beach after the rockslide that caused the injury of 7 people.
7 tourists was injured on Thursday following a huge rock landslide at the World-renowned beach of Navagio in the Greek Island of Zakynthos.They were transferred to the Zakynthos Hospital, while an emergency team from the local Fire Brigade (EMAK) is searching under fallen rocks for other possible victims.
According to owners of private boats in the area, there were three boats with passengers in the area during the landslide.“We heard a sound and a small part of the rock fell, then a 2nd and finally a 3rd and large piece dropped in the sea, creating turbulence that overturned the boats”.
There were many tourists with children at the beach who were evacuated on boats.
Navagio Beach, or Shipwreck Beach, was named after a shipping vessel known as the Panagiotis crashed on the scenic shore in 1983.