Haiti President Shot Dead, Prime Minister Says

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was shot dead overnight in an attack at his private residence, interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph said Wednesday.In a statement, Joseph said an unidentified group of people were responsible for the killing, which he called a “hateful, inhuman and barbaric act.”He also said Moïse’s wife, Martine, was injured and taken to a hospital for treatment.Haiti has been experiencing political instability and division as well as a rise in gang violence.  This report includes information from the Associated Press, AFP and Reuters

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