WATCH: Gangs in Haiti try to seize control of main airport

The Toussaint Louverture International Airport was closed when the attack occurred, with no planes operating and no passengers on site.

In Summary

• Heavily armed gangs tried to seize control of Haiti’s main international airport on Monday.

• They exchanged gunfire with police and soldiers in the latest attack on key government sites in an explosion of violence that includes a mass escape from the country’s two biggest prisons.

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