Aftershock sows panic after Haitian quake kills at least 12

A strong aftershock sent panicked residents fleeing into the streets on Sunday — hours after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake killed at least 12 people along Haiti’s northwest coast.

AFP journalists in the Caribbean nation of 11 million reported strong shaking, felt around the coastal city of Port-de-Paix. It was not immediately clear if it had done any notable damage.

Saturday’s quake, centered 12 miles (19 kilometers) northwest of Port-de-Paix, injured more than 188 people, damaging or leveling several homes and public buildings.

Source: Seychelles News Agency