Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

News

At least 3 dead, 20 taken captive in gang clashes since February began

By The Haitian Times

gang
An armed civilian during a shootout between rival gangs on Boulevard Jean-Jacques Dessalines, in this file photo. / Photo Credit: Dieu Nalio Chery

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Violent clashes between warring gangs and a wave of kidnappings in February has left three people dead and more than twenty taken for ransom, local media reported this week.

On Feb. 9, armed gangs fighting in Martissant, in the south of Port-au-Prince, shot dead three people, including a bus driver. Several members of rival gangs were reportedly also killed during these clashes, Le Nouvelliste reported.

On the same day, kidnappers released 20 passengers kidnapped last week in Croix-des-Bouquets from the public transport bus Sans-Souci.

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse

Written By

ADVERTISEMENT

Read The Current Issue

Texas Metro News

ADVERTISEMENT

You May Also Like

News

The Haitian Times www.haitiantimes.com By Onz Chery CAP-HAITIEN — Marie Henry, a Jacmel-based merchant, knew it was risky to send for the 600 bags of sugar...

News

The Haitian Timeswww.haitiantimes.com By Juhakenson Blaise PORT-AU-PRINCE — One day before a massive strike was to take place last week, a delegation of government and...

Advertisement