Haiti: Gang war, at least 8 dead and several wounded in the population

This weekend in the Artibonite, armed clashes between rival gangs have reportedly killed at least 8 people (including 6 gang members) as well as 2 dead and several wounded among the population according to a provisional balance sheet…

At the origin of this confrontation of the henchmen of the gang of “Ti Sourit”, operating in the area of ​​Pirard who attacked Saturday evening a container under the protection of 4 armed men of Arnel from Port-au-Prince and intended for Arnel and his men.

On Sunday, gunfire exchanges broke out again between the two rival gangs when Arnel Joseph’s men tried to recover the container. During this clash, according to the information available, gang leader Arnel Joseph was slightly wounded by a bullet in his leg or foot, but this information can not be confirmed for the moment.


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