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Haitians scramble to rescue survivors from ruins of major quake

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By Andre Paultre PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haitians labored overnight to pick through shattered buildings in search of friends and relatives trapped in the rubble after a devastating earthquake struck the Caribbean country on Saturday, killing more than 300 people and injuring many more. The 7.2 magnitude quake flattened hundreds of homes in the impoverished country, which is still clawing its way back from another major temblor 11 years ago, and has been without a head of state since the assassination of its president last month. Southwestern Haiti bore the brunt of the blow, especially in t…

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