Haiti president Jovenel Moise has been assassinated. According to the country’s interim prime minister, the president is said to have been assassinated at home. According to the Interim Prime minister, a group of unidentified people attacked the private residence owned by Jovenel Moise overnight and shot him dead.
The Prime minister noted that first lady Martine Moise is currently in hospital following the attack. He, however, did not reveal her condition.
Haiti has been facing political instability in recent months, which has led to protests and kidnapings. Organized crime is also said to be on the rise in the Caribbean country.