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Gangs attack headquarters of Haiti’s Ministry of Interior

Port-au-Prince, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Gangs attacked today the headquarters of the Ministry of Interior and Local Government of Haiti causing severe damage to the building.

So far no authority has offered a preliminary balance of dead and wounded, but the bandits opened fire with automatic weapons when they arrived at the place.

They shot several infrastructures, set fire to the equipment, attacked two generators, knocking them down, and the ducts and motors of the central air conditioning system were rendered useless, in addition to destroying windows and furniture.

Before leaving, according to the Haiti Libre website, the thieves set fire to six vehicles belonging to the aforementioned portfolio. These damages are only preliminary data.

The gangs, in addition to expanding their territories, diversify their targets, and attack a ministry, a police station, stores, airport, port, prisons and even staged a shootout a few meters from the National Palace.

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