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Strom destroys makeshife homes, killing 5 in Haiti

09-26-2010 10:04 BJT

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A sudden storm has blasted through Haiti's capital. Three adults and two children were killed.

Several more were injured. The storm passed quickly through the mountain-ringed bowl of the city on Friday, provoking panic and chaos to encampments still home to more than one million people.

Tarp, tent and shack camps still dominate Port-au-Prince more than eight months after the January earthquake.

For those living in this ravaged city, it was a forceful reminder of the danger still posed to a vulnerable country by an active Atlantic hurricane season months from being over.

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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