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Hurricane toll in Haiti soars to 264

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 09:04
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The death toll in Haiti from Hurricane Matthew has risen to at least 264, local media Radio Television Caraibes reported on Thursday.

[PORT-AU-PRINCE] The death toll in Haiti from Hurricane Matthew has risen to at least 264, local media Radio Television Caraibes reported on Thursday.

The devastation in the poorest country in the Americas is concentrated in the south-west, which remains cut off two days after the Category Four storm hit.

The previous official death toll stood at 108.

AFP

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