Soldier attacked at ZOSO checkpoint

May 18, 2022
@Normal:JDF recruits marching along the Municipal Boulevard in Portmore, St Catherine, in May.

A member of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) was injured by a resident in the Denham Town Zone of Special Operations (ZOSO) in Kingston on Monday.

According to a report from the army, the soldier was attempting to conduct a search of the resident at a checkpoint and was attacked with a sharp object.

It says residents became hostile towards service members while they were attempting to detain the individual.

The situation was eventually brought under control.

The army is appealing to anyone with information relating to this or any other matter of a security nature to call the JDF Tip Line at 876-837-8888.

The JDF is also appealing to residents of communities within which the security forces are required to operate to cooperate with personnel.

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