. Strong Earthquake Rocks Haiti, Killing Hundreds « JO LEE MAGAZINE

The New York Times- A magnitude 7.2 earthquake violently shook Haiti on Saturday morning, a devastating blow to an impoverished country reeling from a presidential assassination last month and still recovering from a disastrous quake more than 11 years ago.

At least 304 people were killed and more than 1,800 injured, according to Jerry Chandler, the director-general of the Civil Protection Agency. An untold number were missing.

The disaster could hardly have come at a worse time for the nation of 11 million, which has been in the throes of a political crisis since President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated on July 7.

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