Ak-47 prices in Somalia markets

Reuters compiled a price list of various weapons and guns that are available in markets in Mogadishu, Somalia.

According to the report, a counterfeit version of the AK-47 made in India is sold for $140. A higher quality version of the AK-47 made in North Korea sells fro $600, with an original Russian AK-47 selling for $400.

In addition, hand grenades are available for $25 each.


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  1. Source: Abdi Sheikh, “FACTBOX: Prices of arms in Mogadishu market,” Reuters, June 9, 2009.

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