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Presidential palace collapses after earthquake in Haiti : Report

Haiti's presidential palace and numerous other government buildings in the country's capital Port-au-Prince collapsed on Tuesday after a massive 7.0 earthquake, Haitian television streaming online reported on Tuesday.

world Updated: Jan 13, 2010 09:23 IST

Haiti's presidential palace and numerous other government buildings in the country's capital Port-au-Prince collapsed on Tuesday after a massive 7.0 earthquake, Haitian television streaming online reported on Tuesday.

Communications to the island, the most impoverished in the western hemisphere, were cut in the wake of the massive earthquake, which produced several aftershocks and prompted a tsunami warning.