Gap Fill - World's First War - Level 6


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A new has led archaeologists to believe that the world's first was in Sudan. Researchers from France and the UK have re-examined 61 human from a site at Jebel Sahaba in the Nile Valley in Northern Sudan. The skeletons are 13,400 years old and were uncovered in the 1960s. For , scientists believed the millennia-old humans were killed in a one-off . New research on injuries sustained by the early revealed that they were killed during a war that took place over years. The skeletons are now regarded as evidence of the earliest of organized warfare between humans. Furthermore, the war was triggered by climate change.

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