A failed attempt to assassinate the PM of Haiti, Ariel Henry, took place on Sunday at a church in the city of Gonaives during a mass dedicated to the 218th anniversary of the country’s independence
ANI Last Updated at January 3, 2022 08:41 IST
File photo: Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry inaugurated as Minister of Culture and Communication, in Port-au-Prince. Reuters
A failed attempt to assassinate the Prime Minister of Haiti, Ariel Henry, took place on Sunday at a church in the city of Gonaives during a mass dedicated to the 218th anniversary of the country’s independence, the VTV broadcaster reported.
According to the report, armed people opened fire at the prime minister. At least one person was killed and several others wounded. Henry was not injured.
As media reported local gangs had warned the prime minister against attending any events in Gonaives.
Following the failed assassination attempt, the authorities cancelled all other events dedicated to the anniversary of independence.
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First Published: Mon, January 03 2022. 08:41 IST