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Port-Au-Prince Erupts In Chaos: Gangs Set Bus Ablaze, Target Airport In Wave Of Violence, Forcing Early Closures Across The City

Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is gripped by escalating violence as gangs set a bus ablaze and unleash gunfire at the international airport. The surge in unrest has prompted early closures of businesses, government agencies, and schools across the city.

Haiti Violence | Photo: AP/Odelyn Joseph

A bus set on fire by gang members at the Portail neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Gunmen shot at the international airport and other targets in a wave of violence that forced businesses, government agencies and schools to close early.

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A police officer runs during an anti-gang operation at the Portail neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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A police aims during clashes with gang members in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Police take cover during an anti-gang operation at Portail neighborhood in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Women take cover during a gun battle between police and gang members in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Residents walk past a the body of a man during clashes between police and gang members at the Portail neighborhood in Port-au-Prince in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Men help evacuate a man from the General Hospital during gang violence in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Youths raise their hands to show police they are not carrying weapons during an anti-gang operation at the Portail neighborhood in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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A demonstrator holds up an Haitian flag during protests demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Ariel Henry in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Pedestrians take cover during clashes between police and gang members in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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