Roy George Tinashe Dikinia, 40, was taking turns taking pictures from the top of the massive waterfall when it fell over the edge, witnesses He said Newsday in Zimbabwe.
“The woman’s screaming alerted us and told us that he had slipped and fell.” Someone told the newspaper From Dikinia, who wears sandals and holds several objects with his left hand in the photo.
“Because of the rain and fog, we could not track him after that,” the witness said.
Rescuers from Zimbabwe’s National Parks and Wildlife Service found body parts trapped at the bottom of the strait, which is at least 350 feet high. The Chronicle said.
Authority spokeswoman Tinashe Farao told the newspaper that body parts “are stuck between the rocks.”
He said, “We could not positively identify him because of where the body was surrounded, but we are sure that it is his body.”
“At the moment, we are in contact with other security experts, including the army, to try to find ways to recover the body,” he said, while trying to use one option. Army helicopter.
Government Minister Mangaliso Ndlovo sent his “sincere condolences” to the family of the tourist coming from Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, more than 400 miles from the waterfalls, According to the Herald.
“This is a rare, tragic and unfortunate event that we are witnessing in the great Victoria Falls,” Ndlovu said, while pledging to “take all necessary precautions to prevent the recurrence of such a unfortunate accident.”
It’s just one final tragedy of people taking pictures from dangerous places. Just weeks ago, prof A Brazilian man died after he fell From a waterfall he takes a selfie.