Residents of the city of Cap-Haitien in Haiti took to the streets demanding the government of effective measures to control the spread of cholera. As reported on Monday, November 15, CNN, the protest resulted in clashes between the population and UN peacekeepers.
According to one eyewitness, the reason for the speeches was walking along the city rumors that spread cholera blame Nepalese members of the UN peacekeeping force.
The representative of the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti, said that in the morning on November 15 in Cap-Haitien began at least two protests, which are likely to have been planned in advance. According peacekeepers in clashes nobody was killed, several people were injured: they were stones and bottles.
Meanwhile, a local radio station reported that the child was shot.
The city had closed schools and banks, canceled flights, the streets heard gunshots. In addition, there is evidence that the Protestants have to burn a police station.
Agence France-Presse, announced that on November 15 in Cap-Haitien from cholera deaths of 100 people.
According to the latest data, the total cholera epidemic broke out in Haiti in late October, claimed the lives of 917 people. Hospitals are more than 14,000 infected.