An armed attack that killed five people and a kidnapping triggered fiery protests around  Port-au-Prince Tuesday, according to local media.

Details about the killing were not publicized in the report. The kidnapping that occurred earlier Tuesday is reportedly of local businessman Richard Jean-Pierre. 

In separate protests against both crimes, residents set fire to barricades, blocking several roads in the Delmas 17 area and along Rue Nord Alexis in Lalue, another Port-au-Prince neighborhood. Read more

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