A 48-hour curfew has been imposed in sections of August Town in St. Andrew.
The curfew began at 2pm and will remain in effect until 2p.m. on Tuesday.
The boundaries of the curfew are along the intersection of Mona Road and Hermitage Road, to its intersection with University Road and then continues in an easterly direction to its intersection with the Hope River.
Hope River to its intersection with River Bottom Road in the vicinity of Bedward Gardens.
June Road to its intersection with July Road and then in a south-easterly direction along July Road to its intersection with Bedward Crescent and around the Crescent to the intersection with August Town Road.
The Long Mountain range to the start point at the intersection of Goldsmith Villa Road and Princess Alice Way.
Goldsmith Villa Road and Princess Alice Way to the Goldsmith Villa Seventh-day Adventist Church and then south-easterly for approximately 190 meters.
The University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona Wastewater Treatment Plant to its intersection with Mona Road and Hermitage Road.
During the hours of the curfew, all persons within the boundaries of the curfew are required to remain within their premises unless otherwise authorized in writing by the ground commander.