Amidst people being pulled out of rubble by locals and international forces, looters are ransacking markets, shops and anything they can get their hands on, making it harder for police to do their job.
Rioters in droves, sometimes as many as hundreds, have been seen descending upon Hyppolite market, looting. Police arrived armed with shotguns and assault rifles, and one person in his 30s was shot dead. Utter hopelessness is apparent in people´s faces.
As Haiti is reeling out of the worst calamity in its history, forces are assiduously digging through the debris as survivors help those trapped in the rubble of rock and twisted metal, transporting them on their backs to makeshift clinics.