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Jamaica Declares State of Emergency After Gunfire Erupts in Alleged Drug Lord Stronghold
Masked men defending a reputed drug lord sought by the United States torched a police station and traded gunfire with security forces in a patchwork of barricaded slums in Jamaica's capital over the weekend. 
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Violence Erupts in Jamaica

Jamaican Police have an arrest warrant for alleged drug gang leader Christopher "Dudus" Coke, seen here in this undated photograph. Coke is sought by U.S. authorities on drug and arms trafficking charges, which have led to a deadly standoff between police and Coke supporters.

(The Associated Press)

Violence Erupts in Jamaica

Jamaican Police have an arrest warrant for alleged drug gang leader Christopher "Dudus" Coke, seen here in this undated photograph. Coke is sought by U.S. authorities on drug and arms trafficking charges, which have led to a deadly standoff between police and Coke supporters.

(Reuters)

Violence Erupts in Jamaica

May 24: A taxi turns away from a roadblock the morning after a state of emergency was called in Kingston. 

(Reuters )

Violence Erupts in Jamaica

May 24: Residents walk near a roadblock the morning after a state of emergency was called in Kingston, Jamaica. The country declared a state of emergency in two parishes of its capital Kingston on Sunday after shooting and firebomb attacks on police stations by suspected supporters of an alleged drug lord who faces extradition to the United States.

(Reuters )

Violence Erupts in Jamaica

May 24: A resident stands aside past a road block the morning after a state of emergency was called in Kingston. 

(Reuters)

Violence Erupts in Jamaica

May 24: Smoke rises over the Tivoli Gardens community in Kingston, Jamaica as violence ensues over the extradition of a reputed drug lord sought by the United States. 

(Reuters)

Violence Erupts in Jamaica

May 23: Riot police take to the streets in West Kingston, Jamaica, in this video grab. 

(Reuters )

Violence Erupts in Jamaica

May 23: A riot police officer takes aim during an outbreak of violence in West Kingston, Jamaica, in this video grab. Jamaica declared a state of emergency in two parishes of its capital Kingston on Sunday after shooting and firebomb attacks on police stations by suspected supporters of an alleged drug lord who faces extradition to the United States.

(Reuters)

Violence Erupts in Jamaica

May 23: A police station in West Kingston, Jamaica, is pictured burning in this video grab. as the country declared a state of emergency after shootings and firebomb attacks on police stations by suspected supporters of alleged drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke, who faces extradition to the United States.

(Reuters)

Violence Erupts in Jamaica

May 20: Residents of Kingston, Jamaica show their support for reputed drug dealer and weapons trafficker Christopher "Dudus" Coke by taking to the streets with cardboard signs.

(The Associated Press)

Violence Erupts in Jamaica

May 19: A Jamaica Defense Force armored vehicle navigates its way into a barricaded street in Hannah Town, West Kingston. Jamaica.

(The Associated Press)

Jamaica Declares State of Emergency After Gunfire Erupts in Alleged Drug Lord Stronghold

Masked men defending a reputed drug lord sought by the United States torched a police station and traded gunfire with security forces in a patchwork of barricaded slums in Jamaica's capital over the weekend. 

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