Video reportedly shows the aftermath of Haiti president’s assassination

A screengrab from a video showing the aftermath of the Haiti assassination
A video reportedly shows security responding after the president of Haiti was assassinated early Wednesday

  • Video from outside the home of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse reportedly shows the aftermath of his assassination.
  • A number of people can be seen with guns standing outside following the attack.
  • Moïse was assassinated early Wednesday morning at his home.
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Video from outside the home of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse reportedly shows a large security response following his assassination early Wednesday morning.

The video, first obtained by Journal la Diaspora and posted by the Miami Herald, shows a number of people with guns standing on a dark street after the attack.

The clip also appears to show someone lying in the middle of the street.

Moïse was killed at around 1 a.m. local time by a group of unknown assailants, Haitian Prime Minister Claude Joseph said in a Wednesday statement.

The first lady, Martine Moïse, was also injured in the attack, the statement said.

Joseph has not publicly identified the assailants but said some of them spoke Spanish.

In another video obtained by the Miami Herald, a person can be heard shouting in English, “DEA operation” and “stand down.”

The Miami Herald reported that the assassins were mercenaries and that the US Drug Enforcement Agency was not involved, citing a high-ranking Haitian official.

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