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Haitian President Jovenel Moïse has been assassinated, according to the country’s interim prime minister.
Prime Minister Claude Joseph said in a statement that a group of people, some of whom spoke Spanish, attacked the president’s private residence and killed him.
The first lady was wounded by a gunshot wound and is receiving care, he added.
“All measures are being taken to ensure the continuity of the state to protect the nation,” Joseph said in the statement.