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Hannah Town police station set on fire

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Sunday, May 23, 2010 | 3:14 PM    

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POLICE have had to evacuate the Hannah Town police station in downtown Kingston after the building came under sustained attack by gunmen today.

Personnel had to be evacuated by a rescue unit after the police ran out of bullets and the station was set ablaze, a police source said.

A policeman has also been shot and injured, but his injuries are not considered life threatening.

"Nothing has been put in place, heads have to roll because plans were not put in place. We were not made ready," said one 'concerned officer' from the Kingston West Police Division who who spoke to the Observer on condition of anonymity.

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