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Police rescue busload of 51 hostages from bandits

The Haitian National Police said Saturday that it rescued 51 people taken hostage on a bus by armed bandits in Bassin Bleu, Jacmel.

Bassin Bleu is a popular beach getaway and hotspot that attracts visitors from around the south and abroad. 

Police did not give further details about the circumstances surrounding the hostage situation nor the whereabouts of the kidnappers.No deaths were reported but some of the victims said they were beaten. Source

Onz Chery

Onz Chery

A City College of New York graduate, Onz Chery covers politics, health, crime and other topics for The Haitian Times. He previously wrote for Elite Sports New York and the Cosmopolitan Soccer League. Chery can be contacted by email at [email protected] or on twitter @onz_11.
Onz Chery
Nov. 16, 2020

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