Sit, Nuccia. Do you want a cup of tea?”
“No. No. It won’t bring back all those poor Italians who died in the Kariba flood!”
It’s a dramatic statement and both Eugenio and I exclaim in horror. We’d heard that there’d been flooding out at the dam now that the rainy season had arrived, but we hadn’t heard this news.
“Yes, with the flooding, part of the structure of the dam crumbled and our Italian men … oh, they don’t know how many yet, but it’s a lot! Their bodies have either been swept away downstream or hurtled into the trench. A deep dark trench that was due to be filled to form a major part of the Kariba Dam wall!”
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