One Shot Dead in Haitian Anti-government Protests – Voice of America News

One person was shot dead Saturday during a demonstration in Port-au-Prince by thousands of anti-government demonstratrors demanding the resignation of President Michel Martelly.Frantz Lerebours, Haiti’s National Police spokesman, confirmed for VOA that the victim died of gunshot wounds about 2:40 p.m. However, police said they could not identify the person because no identificaiton documents were found on the body.The demonstrators were denouncing what they saw as corruption and waste of public funds by government officials. Lerebours said the protesters, who numbered more than 3,000, provoked officers by removing a police roadblock. via VOA News.

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