Haitian President Jovenal Moisi has been killed in a terrorist attack on his home.
Haiti’s caretaker Prime Minister Claude Joseph made the announcement in a statement,
according to a BBC report on Wednesday.
Claude Joseph said unidentified gunmen stormed the president’s private residence in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, around 1 a.m. local time.
The First Lady was also reportedly injured in the attack.
Jovenal Moisi, 53, has been president of Haiti since February 2016.
There were also violent anti-government protests in the country.