In Pics | Haiti searches for survivors after quake kills over 300 people

Rescue workers were scrambling to find survivors after a powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, killing at least 304 and toppling buildings in the disaster-plagued Caribbean nation still recovering from a devastating 2010 quake. Scroll to see images.

Les Cayes, southwest Haiti

A house is seen collapsed after the earthquake hit on August 14, 2021 in Les Cayes, southwest Haiti.

Rescue workers scrambled to find survivors after a powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti early Saturday, killing at least 304 and toppling buildings in the disaster-plagued Caribbean nation still recovering from a devastating 2010 quake

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Cayes sacred heart church

The Cayes Sacred Heart Church is seen with large cracks in it's facade after the earthquake hit on August 14, 2021 in Les Cayes, southwest Haiti

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Severe damage caused

A house severely damaged by the earthquake is seen on August 14, 2021 in Les Cayes, southwest Haiti

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Damaged houses everywhere

People walk by a collapsed house hit by the earthquake 

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"Petit Pas" hotel

The "Petit Pas" hotel is seen damaged by the earthquake. 

Rescuers raced against the clock to find survivors, with the civil protection tweeting that efforts by "both professional rescuers and members of the public have led to many people being pulled from the rubble," adding that already overburdened hospitals continue to receive injured.

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