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Murdered British girl in Jamaica was shot twice

Imani Green, 8, was shot dead in the town of Duncans in Trelawny, northern Jamaica.
Imani Green, 8, was shot dead in the town of Duncans in Trelawny, northern Jamaica. Credit: Google Maps

The eight-year-old British girl killed in front of relatives in a shop in the town of Duncans inTrelawny, northern Jamaica, was shot in the head and shoulder by a lone gunman, local Radio station RJR News reported.

Imani suffered from the blood disorder sickle cell aneamia and was in the country to cope with the disease, the youngster's brother told Sky News. She died while undergoing treatment at a local hospital.

Three other people were injured during the shooting and remain in a stable condition in a local hospital.

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Police: Eight-year-old UK girl shot dead in Jamaica

Police in Jamaica have confirmed that an eight-year-old girl from London has been shot dead while visiting family in the country.

Imani Green was in a shop in the rural north coast town of Duncans when a man opened fire at a group of people inside, Jamaican Deputy Superintendent of Police Steve Brown said.

Imani was taken to hospital and later died.

He added that the police are continuing with their enquiries.

Report: Eight-year-old British girl shot dead in Jamaica

An eight-year-old girl from London has been shot dead while visiting family in Jamaica, according to local media reports.

She was reportedly shot after an argument broke out at a store in the north coast area of Duncans and a man then opened fire.

A Foreign Office spokesperson said, "We can confirm the death of a British national in Jamaica on the 11th January. We are providing consular assistance and liaising with local authorities".

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Powerful drug trafficker locked up for 23 years

A powerful drug trafficker who evaded capture with the help of Jamaican authorities has been jailed for 23 years. Thousands of loyal followers promised to protect Christopher 'Dudus' Coke and the operation to capture him led to clashes in which dozens of people died.

Jamaican drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke
Jamaican drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke Credit: Reuters

Coke pleaded guilty in a New York court to drug trafficking and assault charges. Despite insisting he was "a good person" Coke was handed the maximum possible sentence.

Dancing partner rates Prince Harry's dancing just 7.5

by Georgina Brewer: Royal Producer
Prince Harry and Rita Marley
Prince Harry meets Rita Marley, Bob Marley's widow Credit: PA

While Prince Harry has been wowing the world with his enthusiastic and happy tour of Jamaica one person has not been overwhelmed with his visit.

Having joined in with some Jamaicans enjoying a dance to reggae music his chosen dance partner gave his dancing skills just a seven and a half out of ten.

Prince Harry greets the woman who wants Jamaica to be a republic

Prince Harry and Portia Simpson Miller
Prince Harry meets Jamaican PM Portia Simpson Miller Credit: PA
Prince Harry and Portia Simpson Miller
Portia Simpson Miller has said she wants to see an end of British rule over Jamaica Credit: PA

Prince Harry has warmly embraced the Prime Minister of Jamaica Portia Simpson Miller as he arrived at Devon Hall, in Jamaica as part of a tour where he is a representating Queen Elizabeth II. The Jamaican PM had previously said she wants to see an end to British sovereignty over the island.

Simpson Miller said Jamaica's people should take full charge of their destiny and replace the Queen with a home-grown head of state, severing ties with the British monarchy. However, she gave no timescale for any referendum.

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