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Dominican deportations to Haiti continue after killings, 354 people expelled

A spokesman for a Haitian migrant advocacy group reports more than 100 additional people have been deported from neighboring Dominican Republic after an elderly Dominican couple was killed.

Josue Michel of the Group for Repatriates and Refugees said Monday that the number of Haitians and people of Haitian descent who've been expelled has reached 354. Authorities reported 244 people expelled as of Sunday.

The expulsions follow violence that engulfed a town in the southwestern corner of the Dominican Republic. The couple was slain last week during in an apparent burglary near the border between the two countries and a Dominican mob retaliated by killing a Haitian man.

Migrant advocates say many of the deported people went to a police station seeking refuge while others were rounded up in the streets.