Horrifying moment canyon cracks and crushes two people to death as rock face crashes onto pleasure boats

VIDEO shows the horrifying moment a canyon cracked and a large boulder crushed two people to death in tourist boats below. 

Three pleasure craft were struck during the rockslide in Lake Furnas, near Capitólio, southeast Brazil today. 

Some 32 were injured with nine taken to hospital with severe injuries, officials said.

Lieutenant Pedro Aihara, a spokesman for the MG Fire Department, confirmed two men, still unidentified, died.

Divers were reportedly searching the waters for any more victims.

According to Globo.com, passengers in other boats had noticed the canyon cracking,

They then reportedly desperately called out to warn the other craft. 

Lake Furnas is a popular tourist spot with natural canyons and navigable waters plus nearby hotels and holiday homes.

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Minas Gerais state Governor Romeu Zema tweeted: “Today we are suffering the pain of a tragedy in our state, due to heavy rains, which caused the loosening of a wall of stones in Lake Furnas, in Capitólio. 

“The Government of Minas is present from the beginning through the Civil Defense and Fire Department. 

“Rescue work is still ongoing.

“I stand in solidarity with families at this difficult time. We will continue to act to provide the necessary support.”

The Brazilian navy has launched an investigation. 

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