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Live firing at Green Bay Range, secure livestock - JDF warns

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 9:48 AM

Starting today, the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) will be conducting live firing at the Green Bay Range located in St Catherine.

The exercise ends tomorrow.

As a result, the JDF is urging residents to make every effort to secure their livestock.

The army is also urging residents not to interfere with or remove caution signs or flags.

A statement from the JDF said in the event unexploded ordinances or paraphernalia are found, residents should contact the army's Up Park Camp headquarters at 876-960-8776 to make a formal report.

"The JDF is advising residents that there is no need to be alarmed by the presence of the soldiers during this exercise. Members of the public who may have concerns about the presence of soldiers in their area may contact the JDF at telephone number (876) 960-8776," the statement said.

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