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Hati-Criminalit: More deaths and heavy shooting Port-au-Prince

  • March 23, 2024
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P-to-P, March 23, 2024 [AlterPresse] — Several lifeless bodies were, once again, reported in various streets of the city center of the capital, Port-au-Prince, notably at the level of avenues Martin Luther King, commonly called Nazon, Poupelard, de Bois Verna and from Place Jérémie, this Saturday March 23, 2024, in a context of terror from armed gangs in Haiti, according to information gathered by the online agency AlterPresse.

New coordinated attacks were carried out by armed bandits in several areas, such as at Champ de Mars (the main public square in the capital, Port-au-Prince) and at Fort National (which overlooks Champ de Mars, to the northeast). ), from dawn until the afternoon of Saturday March 23, 2024.

Several vehicles as well as a house were set on fire by these armed attackers, during an attack against the Departmental Operation and Intervention Brigade (Boid), which is located in Fort National.

These armed groups were pushed back by Pnh agents, stationed at Champ de Mars, and Boid at Fort National.

In a press release published this Saturday, March 23, 2024, the de facto government decided to extend the curfew throughout the territory of the West department, from Saturday (23) March to Tuesday (26) March 2024, between 7 p.m. local evening hours (11:00 p.m. GMT) and six a.m. (10:00 GMT), despite its non-observance by armed groups who terrorize the population.

Demonstrations on public roads are also prohibited day and night, in reference to the decree of March 6, 2024 establishing a state of emergency throughout the West department for a period of one month. , running from Thursday, March 7 (7) to Wednesday, April 3 (3), 2024, in order to restore order and take appropriate measures, in order to regain control of the situation.

The de facto government calls on the police to use all legal means available to enforce the curfew and apprehend all offenders.

Friday March 22, 2024, around ten lifeless bodies, many of them charred, were scattered in the streets of Delmas and Pétionville (east of Port-au-Prince), which have remained under the influence of armed gangs for several days.

These bodies were discovered in the communes of Delmas, particularly at Delmas 60 and 95, and Pétionville, where exchanges of fire took place between armed bandits and the Haitian National Police (Pnh).

Escaped from the National Penitentiary on Saturday March 2, 2024, the name Ernst Julien, alias Of Gregalleged gang leader of Delmas 95, was killed in Delmas 66, during clashes with agents of specialized Pnh units, on the afternoon of Thursday March 21, 2024. Several of his acolytes were shot dead by the Pnh.

Alerts have been issued concerning cases of disappearances of several people in Petionville and Delmas, scene of new violence from armed gangs for a week.

On the morning of Wednesday March 20, 2024, four alleged bandits, including the gang leader Makandal thus known, were killed in Pétionville and on rue Reinbold, on Route de Bourdon, in Port-au-Prince, during a police interventionsaid the Haitian National Police (Pnh), in a note.

A police officer named Anel Noël was shot dead, in the middle of the day on Wednesday March 20, 2024, by armed men at Delmas 72, informed the National Union of Haitian Police Officers (Synapoha) on its account .

Seven lifeless bodies were found on the morning of March 20, 2024, in the town of Pétionvilleparticularly at Panamerican, Rebecca and Corlette streets.

Several lifeless bodies have already been discovered on Monday March 18, 2024, at Panamerican Avenue in Pétionville. [emb rc apr 23/03/2024 19:15]