Looters laying siege to parts of Haiti's capital on Monday faced no opposition from local police, as the worsening security situation in the quake-stricken country spurred calls for greater presence of international troops.
Riot breaks out at airport
Lieutenant-General Ken Keen, US commander of the joint task force in Haiti, said there would be 10,000 US troops in the area in coming weeks. They need "as many troops on the ground as (possible)," he told AFP.
Date created : 2010-01-19