For a passer-by, the message is chilling, but for Mupfudza, the economic gains of taking such a risk far outweigh the need to be precautious and avoid danger.
For him and several other villagers, living in an area infested with landmines 37 years after independence has become normal.
Mt Darwin North is still infested with landmines planted by the Ian Smith regime at the height of the liberation war in the 1970s to barricade the country’s north-eastern border and prevent liberation war fighters from accessing the country from their training bases in Mozambique.
With the area’s growing population, untamed lands which the locals used to avoid — based on their liberation war knowledge — are now being cultivated, as people desperately seek to expand their fields into the newer fertile lands.
There are a few warning signs that were placed by the Rhodesian forces during the height of the struggle to caution the locals, but many of these have been eroded into invisibility with rust over the years.
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