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Haiti's earthquake: Scenes of destruction

By: Catie Leary on Jan. 13, 2010, 9 a.m.
Chaos on the streets of Port-au-Prince

Photo: ZUMA Press

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About 4 million people live in the city and surrounding area. Many people slept outside on the ground, away from weakened walls, as aftershocks as powerful as 5.9 rattled the city throughout the night and into Wednesday.