Creating a gun-safe village in Puntland, Somalia
Posted by MAG | October 23, 2013
"Thanks for taking photos in my shop as an example to tell others that we are living in danger," says Yasin Asyayr Gurase.
Villagers leave their guns in stores to keep them out of the houses and away from children, but shop owners like Yasin Asyayr Gurase are worried.
Credit: Sean Sutton/MAG
In his small store in Kalabyr, a village of about 1,500 people 100 kilometres south of Garowe in the Puntland State of Somalia, guns are stacked against shelves filled with shirts and shoes, and AK-47s rest against food products.