HAITI: Aftermath of earthquake in Port-de-Paix – (Pictures)

The injured sleep in a tent near Port-de-Paix, Haiti

At least 12 people died and almost 200 were injured after a powerful magnitude 5.9 quake struck Haiti on Saturday.

The US Geological Survey said the epicentre of the quake that struck late on Saturday was about 19km (12 miles) north-west of the city of Port-de-Paix.

These images show how Haitians are trying to cope after the disaster.

An aftershock on Sunday caused people to run into the streets in panic

Authorities fear the death toll could rise

The country is still recovering from a devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake in 2010

More than 200,000 people died in the 2010 disaster, which destroyed large parts of the capital, Port-au-Prince

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