This is Roy George Tinashe Dikinyay, a tourist who is introduced moments before he fell to his death at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.
He was pictured near a cliff at one of the world’s most famous waterfalls before slipping and falling more than 350 feet to his death.
Witnesses told Newsweek in Zimbabwe that Roy George Tinashe Dikinya, 40, was standing on the edge of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe as he and his family took turns taking photos of the top of the large waterfall. he tumbles on New Year’s Day.
“We were warned by the scream of the woman and she told us he slipped and fell,” one told the newspaper of Dikinya, who was wearing sandals and clinging to several things in his left hand in the photo.
“Due to the downpour and the fog, we could not locate him afterwards,” the witness said.
A photo taken seconds earlier shows him walking along the edge of the cliff while wearing sandals and holding a few objects in his arm.
Rescuers at the Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Authority have found body parts trapped at the bottom of the gorge, which is at least 350 feet high, the Chronicle said.
The body parts “were trapped between stones”, Tinashe Farawo, spokesperson for the authorities, told the newspaper.
“We could not positively identify him because of the place where the body was trapped, but we are sure it is his body,” he said.
“Currently, we are in communication with other security experts, including the military, to find ways to recover the body,” he said, with one option being to use a military helicopter.
The Minister of Tourism and Environment, Mangaliso Ndlovu, in a statement expressed his condolences to Mr. Dikinya’s family sent.
“This is a rare, tragic and unfortunate incident witnessed at the mighty Victoria Falls,” Ndlovu said, promising that “all necessary precautions will be taken to protect against the recurrence of such an unfortunate incident.” “