Over 110,000 confirmed dead in Haiti quake

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 23, 2010 06:10

More than 110,000 people were confirmed dead in the magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit Haiti last week, the Haitian Interior Ministry said on Friday.

Interior Minister Paul Antoine Bien-Aime put the toll from the January 12 quake at 111,499.

On Monday, Haiti announced that it had buried 70,000 bodies in mass graves as search and rescue personnel were continuing their efforts to find more survivors or dead trapped under the debris.


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