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Curfew imposed in East Kingston

A curfew has been imposed in sections of the Kingston Eastern Division. The curfew began at 6:00 p.m., on Friday, February 01 and will remain in effect until 6:00 p.m., on Saturday, February 02.

The boundaries of the curfew in the Division, that has been plagued by gang violence, are as follows:

NORTH:        Along sections of the Jamaica Gypsum Quarries haul road from the Chalky River to a point along the haul road at the eastern boundary;

EAST:            Along sections of the Jamaica Gypsum Quarries haul road onto the course of the Bull Park River continuing across the  St. Thomas main road to the footpath;

SOUTH:         From the footpath along the said Bull Park River to the confluence with the Chalky River;

WEST:           From the points of the confluence of the Bull Park river and the Chalky River to the northern boundary.

During the hours of the curfew, all persons within the boundaries of the curfew are required to remain within their premises unless otherwise authorized in writing by the ground commander.