US Embassy on temporary lockdown

News post September 22, 2015

Police and soldiers outside the US Embassy after a similar incident in April (file photo)

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The United States Embassy in Kingston was this morning placed on lockdown after a bag with unknown items was thrown at the front of the premises.

Senior officers of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said that at about 11:00 am  a car slowed down at the premises and people travelling in the vehicle threw out a black bag.

“The embassy was immediately placed on lock down and members of the bomb squad‎ were sent to the location,” said the senior  officer.

Police officers are still on location checking the area

 

Published By: The Observer

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