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Weekly Round-up: Three killed in Ackee Walk drive-by … Two women killed in Manchester… Reggae Girlz eliminated

Saturday, February 08, 2020

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Three men were killed and five others injured in a drive-by shooting on Tuesday night in the St Andrew community of Ackee Walk. The police have since launched a high-level probe into the attack and increased their presence in the area.

On the crime scene, 29-year-old mother of three Shanika Dixon and her friend, Ilara Mullings, were killed in Manchester early Wednesday morning. Hours after the murders, police arrested a man in connection with the crime.

And in sports, the Reggae Girlz were eliminated from the Concacaf Women's Olympic Qualifiers on Saturday after suffering a 9-0 defeat to Canada in their second Group B contest in Edinburg, Texas.

Watch as OBSERVER ONLINE wraps this week for you.

See story links below:

Mayhem in Ackee Walk

March 2 by-election for Clarendon South Eastern

PNP will not contest a by-election so close to a general election – Gen Sec

Jamaica beefs up border protection amid coronavirus fears

Don't be discriminatory towards Chinese, Dr Tufton urges

CHINESE FOOD OUTLETS FEELING HEAT

Coronavirus prank forces Jamaica-bound flight back to Canada

Flight to Jamaica diverted after man claimed to have coronavirus

Mommy dead!

Gunned down on the job

Jamaican wanted for murder in US held in Negril; to be extradited

Accused baby thief remanded

GIRLZ OUT ...but head coach believes JFF should learn from 0-9 defeat

Small, Granville are schoolboy football's MVPs

Clovis Toon

Health inspectors resume normalcy after sick out