Sunday, January 31, 2010

Haitian Death Toll over 180,000

It has been difficult to obtain a reliable tally of the death from this tragedy but so far 180,000 seems reasonable.

Source: News 24

Port-au-Prince - Haitian President Rene Preval Saturday apologised for his long silence during the two and a half weeks since a mammoth earthquake destroyed the capital city of this Caribbean country

The death count had reached 180 000, a government spokesperson said, adding that new victims were being found every day. Haitian elections scheduled for the end of February were to be postponed for two years, officials said.

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