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New York City Mayor plans to shut Rikers jail complex

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Image result for New York City Mayor plans to shut Rikers jail complexNew York Mayor Bill de Blasio has outlined a 10-year timeline to reduce overall jail population in the city to 5,000.

He is also planning to close the city’s Rikers Island jail complex.

A 27-member panel, which has been studying the matter for more than a year, recommended a $10.6 billion plan to close the detention hub and replace it with smaller jails in each of the city’s five boroughs.

At least 22 people were killed with 77 injured in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Parachinar on Friday.

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