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Tragic Incident as More than 300 People Die After an Earthquake in Haiti

The 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Haiti flattened hundreds of homes in the impoverished country, which is still clawing its way back from another major temblor 11 years ago, that lead to the death of quater a million individuals.

Haiti has been without a head of state since the assassination of its president last month. Haitians worked overnight trying to pick through shattered buildings in search of friends and relatives trapped in the rubble after a devastating earthquake struck the Caribbean country on Saturday, killing more than 300 people and injuring many more.

Southwestern Haiti experienced most of the damages, especially in the region in and around the city of Les Cayes. Haitian officials had by Saturday evening registered at least 304 fatalities and more than 1,800 people injured.

among the destroyed properties include the churches, hotels, hospitals and schools, while the walls of a prison were rent open by the violent shudders that convulsed Haiti at 8:29 a.m. that morning.

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