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Morgues fill to capacity in Haitian town hard-hit by quake

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LES CAYES, Haiti (Reuters) – Bodies lay in the courtyard of one morgue in the southern Haitian city of Les Cayes on Wednesday as funeral directors struggled to cope with the arrival of corpses following a devastating earthquake https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/haitians-sheltering-tents-grow-impatient-aid-after-devastating-quake-2021-08-18 that killed nearly 2,000 people. Morgues in the bustling port town said they had run out of space to store corpses as rescue workers toiled for a fifth day to pull dead bodies from the wreckage caused by Saturday’s 7.2 magnitude quake. Jeantine Prosper,…

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