18 killed, 60 injured in Haiti carnival tragedy

SANTIAGO. KAZINFORM - At least 18 people were killed early Tuesday in central Port-au-Prince, capital of Haiti, after their carnival float made deadly contact with a power line, said reports reaching here, Kazinform refers to Xinhuanet.com.

About 60 others were injured in the tragedy, in which witnesses were quoted as saying someone on the float used a stick to move the high-voltage power line so that the float could pass under it.

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