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Prehistoric Massacre in Kenya Called Oldest Evidence of Warfare

Man's inhumanity to man, as 18th-century Scottish poet Robert Burns put it, is no recent development. Scientists said 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. The remains of 27 people from a Stone Age hunter-gatherer culture were unearthed at a site called Nataruk roughly 20 miles (30 km)...

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