BK Jamaicans rocked by violence at home

The violence in Jamaica has Brooklyn residents with ties to the country worried.Jamaica's official ombudsman says at least 44 people have died in battles between

BROOKLYN - The violence in Jamaica has Brooklyn residents with ties to the country worried.

Jamaica's official ombudsman says at least 44 people have died in battles between police and gunmen supporting alleged gang leader Christopher Coke who is wanted in the United States.

The U.S. and Canada have issued travel alerts for anyone visiting the region. Those with friends and relatives in the country say they are worried about their loved ones.

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