Massive 7.3 Earthquake Hits Haiti – Several Feared Dead

Haiti was hit on Tuesday by a massive earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale, causing the collapse of buildings, including a hospital, and causing widespread panic.

(The Telegraph)

It was the largest earthquake ever recorded in Haiti.
Hospitals, schools and parliamentary buildings collapsed in the quake.

UPDATE: Thousands are feared dead in Haiti.

These before and after shots of the presidential palace show the extent of devastation in Port-au-Prince. (BBC)

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