A large rock dislodged from a scenic canyon in southern Brazil, smashing into three boats, killing one vacationer and leaving 15 others injured Saturday.
Within the horrific scene, captured on video, boaters screamed as they watched a large slab of rock dislodge from a canyon and fall onto boats cruising the lake under close to Capitolio, a metropolis in Minas Gerais state.
Rovilson Teixeira, who has labored as a information within the vacationer space for the final six years, mentioned he was surprised by the sight of the falling rocks. “We’re fully shocked, and no person actually is aware of what number of victims are concerned,” he instructed Brazilian reporters. “There isn’t just one, not simply two however in all probability many deaths. There are lots of people with accidents. The area is filled with ambulances which have come from different elements of the state to assist the victims. Nobody is certain concerning the dimension of this tragedy.”
A spokesman for the Brazilian Navy mentioned they’re opening an investigation into the accident.
“We now have to consolation the households who’re ready for our bodies to point out up,” mentioned Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro. “That is one thing we are able to do with the Navy and the Fireplace Division in Minas Gerais.”