BK Jamaicans concerned about violence at home

Reverend Terry Lee says he is praying for his Jamaican relatives and others in the violence-torn country.Gun battles erupted Monday as Jamaican forces battled supporters

BROOKLYN - Reverend Terry Lee says he is praying for his Jamaican relatives and others in the violence-torn country.

Gun battles erupted Monday as Jamaican forces battled supporters of alleged druglord Christopher Coke. Coke is wanted in New York for his role in a drug cartel that has been running since 1994.

Back in Brooklyn, Jamaican residents say their families are at risk due to the violence. Lee is encouraging people to keep praying.

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