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By Vinershea | Apr 02, 2019 02:47 PM

In a shocking video, tourists in Iceland had to run for safety when a large glacier collapsed yards away but that triggered a huge wave rushing towards them. This shocking video was captured when tourists were admiring the Breidamerkurjokull glacier in Vatnajokull National Park, Iceland.

Tourists in Iceland run for safety as glacier collapses

This shocking and survival video was captured on camera by Stephan Mantler, a mountain guide and owner of tour company Hafjall. In the video, the tourists who were visiting the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier, can be seen running to safety as the huge wave approaches the shore.

The video has also captured the rumbling sound like thunder as the pieces of the glacier crash into the water to which people start running to higher ground as waves approach them.

According to ABC News, the tourists all managed to make it out safe, despite the icy, rocky terrain they had to traverse.  This video was posted by Mantler on Facebook and has been widely shared online. It has also garnered one lakh views and comments to its name.