Prehistoric massacre in Kenya called oldest evidence of warfare

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Dr Marta Mirazon Lahr (R) and Justus Edung are pictured at the end of the excavation of the skeleton of a woman found in the sediments of a lagoon 30km west of Lake Turkana, Kenya, at a place called Nataruk, in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters on 20 January, 2016. Scientists said on Wednesday they had found the oldest evidence of human warfare, fossils of a band of people massacred by a troop of attackers with weapons, including arrows, clubs and stone blades on the shores of a lagoon in Kenya about 10,000 years ago. Credit: Reuters