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JUST IN: Six men shot dead in Clarendon police-military operation, two soldiers injured

Published:Sunday | August 2, 2020 | 12:00 AM
One of three rifles that were seized in the deadly police-military operation in Effortville, Clarendon.

Six men were this morning shot dead during a joint police-military operation in Effortville, Clarendon, law enforcement sources have revealed.

The names of the men have not been released.

It’s also reported that two members of the Jamaica Defence Force were injured during the operation.


The Gleaner understands that three rifles were seized in the operation.


According to sources, the target of the operation was Leon Rose, also called ‘Hitler’, and members of a gang for which he is believed to be the leader.

More details soon.

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