Police Kill Four Suspected Assassins Of Haiti President

Four people suspected of assassinating Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse have been killed in a shootout with the security forces, police say.

Two others have been detained, while officers are still in combat with some remaining suspects in the Nation’s capital Port-au-Prince.

Police Chief Leon Charles said they will be killed or captured.

Mr Moïse, 53, was fatally shot and his wife was injured when attackers stormed their home early on Wednesday.

Mr Moïse was killed, but first Lady Martine Moïse survived and has been flown to Florida where she is receiving treatment.

Speaking after the killing, Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph called for calm and declared a Nationwide state of emergency.

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