Wednesday, January 13 2010 10:31 AM EST2010-01-13 15:31:17 GMT
The largest earthquake ever recorded in the area shook Haiti on Tuesday, collapsing a hospital where people screamed for help.
Haitians piled bodies along the devastated streets of their capital Wednesday after the strongest earthquake to hit the poor Caribbean nation in more than 200 years crushed thousands of structures, from schools and shacks to the National Palace and the U.N. peacekeeping headquarters. Untold numbers were still trapped.
Untold numbers of victims are still trapped and thousands are feared dead, after Haiti was hit by the strongest earthquake the nation has felt in more than 200 years. That news has many people in the U.S. waiting for word from their loved ones in Haiti, including a family in San Diego.
News 8's Rekha Muddaraj has their story in this video report.