Fighting with Bows and Arrows

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Boston.com has an amazing gallery of photos from 2008. This one was the most surprising to me, mainly because what looks like people playing a game on a beautiful hillside is actually a deadly war where the soldiers still use bows and arrows. Here's what their caption read:

Maasai warriors cover a battle field as they clash with bows and arrows with members of the Kalenjin tribe in the Kapune hill overlooking the Olmelil valley located in the Transmara District in Western Kenya on March 01, 2008. The Massai, the Kalenjin and the Kisii tribes have recently clashed over ongoing land disputes that erupted after botched local elections during the general elections held in Kenya in December of 2007. Over twenty warriors from the tribes have been killed in bow and arrow battles near the borders of these tribes in the last couple of months.

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December 26, 2008 - 7:05am
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