Haitian capital's main jail collapsed in quake

Inmates are reportedly on the loose


Associated Press

GENEVA — The United Nations says the main prison in Haiti's battered capital of Port-au-Prince collapsed in the massive earthquake.

A U.N. humanitarian spokeswoman says the U.N. has received reports of escaped inmates.

A man carries an injured child outside Hotel Villa Creole in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 after the strongest earthquake in more than 200 years struck Haiti. (AP Photo)

A man carries an injured child outside Hotel Villa Creole in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 after the strongest earthquake in more than 200 years struck Haiti. (AP Photo)

Spokeswoman Elisabeth Byrs says she had no further details.

 

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