Aslıhan DOĞRU -TDO- Haitian President Jovenel Moise was assassinated in his own home.
Moise's death was announced by transitional Prime Minister Claude Joseph.
Moise's wife, who was killed by unidentified gunmen, was also injured and is currently in hospital care.
In his statement, Prime Minister Joseph called the incident "inhumane and barbaric."
Joseph said in a statement that all necessary measures have been taken for the security of the nation and the continuation of the state.
Since 2018, protests have been taking place in Haiti for Moise to resign over corruption.