Gang attacks kill at least 12 in upscale neighbourhoods of Haitian capital

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Gangs attacked two upscale neighbourhoods in Haiti’s capital early Monday in a rampage that left at least a dozen people dead in surrounding areas.

Gunmen looted homes in the communities of Laboule and Thomassin before sunrise, forcing residents to flee as some called radio stations pleading for police. The neighbourhoods had remained largely peaceful despite a surge in violent gang attacks across Port-au-Prince that began on Feb. 29.

An Associated Press photographer saw the bodies of at least 12 men strewn on the streets of Pétion-Ville, located just below the mountainous communities of Laboule and Thomassin.

Crowds began gathering around the victims. One

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