Tremors strike Haitian metropolis nonetheless reeling from quake Reuters through


© Reuters. Persons are seen exterior their dwelling after tremors shook buildings, following Saturday’s earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti August 18, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Romero


LES CAYES (Reuters) -Tremors shook buildings late on Wednesday within the southern Haitian metropolis of Les Cayes, a Reuters witness mentioned, a couple of days after a devastating earthquake killed virtually 2,200 folks throughout the Caribbean nation and injured 1000’s extra.

A police officer on patrol in Les Cayes mentioned there have been no quick stories of additional deaths or harm within the area, which remains to be reeling from the 7.2 magnitude earthquake on Saturday morning.

Throughout the seaside metropolis, households have been sleeping on mattresses within the streets.

Haitian authorities mentioned late on Wednesday that the official dying toll from the quake had risen to 2,189.

The poorest nation within the Americas, Haiti remains to be recovering from a 2010 quake that killed over 200,000.