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Delmas: A tanker truck attacked by armed bandits exploded at Carrefour de l’Aroport and caused damage

  • June 4, 2024
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Armed bandits attacked on Tuesday June 4, 2024, at Carrefour de l’Aéroport de Delmas, a tanker truck registered: TM 00968 which was transporting diesel which they attempted to hijack. As a result of the attack, the bullet-ridden truck exploded and caused considerable material damage. However, no deaths or injuries were reported, according to testimonies.

THE HAITI FACTOR, June 4, 2024._An attempted hijacking of a tanker truck carrying fuel, initiated by bandits, was foiled midday on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, by police officers aboard an armored tank, at Carrefour de l’Aéroport.

When the police intervened to repel them, the bandits opened fire on the truck. Images taken by a reporter from the newspaper showed bullet holes in the back of the truck, causing it to explode.

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As a result of the flammable liquid filtering, many goods from small retailers on display at Carrefour de l’Aéroport went up in smoke.

« Despite the intervention of the firefighters of the municipality of Delmas, the losses are enormous », According to several victims who confided in the agency reporter dispatched to the scene.

Even the armored vehicle that came to the truck’s aid was hit by the flames from the explosion. However, there were no deaths or injuries, several witnesses said.

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Short of resources after the loss of their goods, the victims sent a cry of distress to the municipal authorities of Delmas to help them.


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Le Facteur Haiti