Thousands feared lost following Haiti quake

by Stephen McDill

Published: January 13,2010

Tags: earthquake, Haiti

The president of Haiti says that thousands may be dead after a magnitude-7 earthquake slammed the small Caribbean country on Tuesday.

Reports from the Associated Press place early death tolls between 100 and 500 thousand.

The White House has promised rescue and humanitarian efforts in response to the “cruel and incomprehensible” tragedy.

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