Drone video shows devastation left in wake of 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Haiti

Posted on AllSides August 16th, 2021
From The Left

Drone video captured the brutal devastation left behind by the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that rocked Haiti on Saturday.

Video shot above a residential neighborhood of Les Caves appeared to show rescuers painstakingly going through the pancaked ruins of a building.

Furniture and air conditioning units could be seen tangled into the twisted concrete wreckage.

The Haiti Civil Protection Agency said Sunday that 13,694 homes were destroyed and that 13,785 were damaged.

Saturday's earthquake struck 78 miles west of the capital, Port-au-Prince, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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