Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse has been killed in an attack on his private residence.

A group of unidentified individuals attacked the private residence of Haitian President Jovenel Moise overnight and shot him dead, Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph said in a statement released Wednesday. 

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Jovenel Moïse, 53, had been in power since February 2017, after his predecessor, Michel Martelly stepped down.