A war with bows and arrows in Kenya (18 pics)

Posted in PICTURES       15 Oct 2009       11504       10 GALLERY VIEW

It happened in March 2008. Post-election clashes between tribes re-awakened ancient ethnic rivalries and they used bows and arrows to fight instead of the usual machetes. They said it was a more deadly alternative.
It’s very impressive and unusual. More than 20 people died in the fighting and a man was even shot in the face…
The pictures that impressed me the most are the ones where you see the Maasai warriors with members of the Kalenjin tribe on a hill overlooking the Olmelil Valley.


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Carlo 11 year s ago
36 still..
       
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einsib 11 year s ago
I think this was some kind of dispute over land if my memory serves me right..
       
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pila24 11 year s ago
they stuck in the medieval age mr47_04
       
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moser 11 year s ago
pila24, that is more like the stone age. What they needed was a good cavalry charge down the hill.
       
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Bhas 11 year s ago
Good Ol' Fashion Wars.
Settling The Dispute Face To Face.
..Instead of Hiding Like A Coward, Waiting To Ambush.
       
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yumyum 11 year s ago
okkkkk
now im in the mood for AOE ! dance3
       
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7 11 year s ago
What is one guy charged the scene with an ak-47? Total Rambo!!!!
       
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severe_009 11 year s ago
Scary...
       
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xpwurld 11 year s ago
n_sad n_sad n_sad n_sad n_sad
       
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Anne 10 year s ago
Ahhhh.... good ol' fashioned vilolence.
It does my heart good.
       
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