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Haiti gunfight: Protesting police exchange fire with army

Haitian police exchanged fire with soldiers during a protest in the capital.

At least one person has been killed and 13 hurt in a gun battle between police and armed forces near the presidential palace in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince.

The fighting broke out as police officers were protesting against low pay and locals were preparing to stage a carnival.

Al Jazeera’s Leah Harding reports.