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Apparently these are Ogadeni minority tribespeople who are being killed by the majority tribes in Somalia. They arm themselves to keep from being slaughtered.

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  • Darren Darren on Oct 10, 2008

    This photo is at least 30 years old. I recall seeing it in a book i read in the early 80's.

  • Goosh Goosh on Aug 23, 2013

    Who ever wrote this is an idiot and misinformed these images are from 1980's Ethiopian civil war and those are ogadenain Somalis who are a minority In Ethiopia and are majority in Somalia and have been Victimized by Christians led governments in Ethiopia until they over throw it those weapons were supplied by the Somali military government in the 1970's most of those weapons were surplus out dated weapons used to liberate our country from the fascist English and Italian Imperialist The pictures ARE from a book about the ONLF FRONT you are just a hater