Haiti bears brunt of Hurricane Matthew as death toll hits 140
Haiti’s civil protection service put the toll in the impoverished Caribbean nation at 108 dead, with many of them killed by falling trees, flying debris and swollen rivers. The Interior Ministry, a mayor and other local officials confirmed 28 other deaths to Reuters across Haiti.
That included 24 people killed in the coastal town of Roche-a-Bateau in Sud Department and 38 in the department Grand Anse, areas directly in the path of the hurricane. –Reuters