A Haitian man believed to be a member of the gang involved in the recent killings of six Haitian police officers was arrested in the neighboring Dominican Republic and deported, authorities said Wednesday.
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The man was arrested along with five other Haitians who were by his side during a police operation in the southwestern Dominican town of Duverge, police said. The town is located near the border that Haiti and the Dominican Republic share on the island of Hispaniola.
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The six officers with Haiti’s National Police were killed in late January after authorities say a gang attacked a police station in the central town of Liancourt. Another nine police officers were killed elsewhere during that time.
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