By SOF Editor on Mon, 01/25/2010 - 1:17pm
The Haitian government says the confirmed death toll from the massive earthquake that devastated the capital nearly two weeks ago has risen to 150,000.
Officials said Sunday the number does not include outlying areas such as Jacmel, where many other bodies are believed to be buried under rubble.
Authorities have estimated that the final toll will reach 200,000.
The government officially called off search and rescue operations on Friday, but international rescue teams pulled a man from the rubble of a grocery store in Port-au-Prince on Saturday.
Tim Callahan, an official with the U