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On transport in New York increased security measures

October 7 2005
06:11

City officials contend that they received information about imminent explosions in the subway.

In this regard, the station sent extra police patrols and dog handlers with dogs.

The threat of the commission in the coming days in an urban subway bombings told a special press conference the chief of police of New York Raymond Kelly and Mayor Michael Bloomberg. According to Chief of Police, information received from FBI agents.

Although these data have not yet fully verified, the information "clearly than ever, right up to the place, time and methods of attack. That is why the government decided to increase police patrols in public transport.

Police warned that there will be a selective screening of passenger luggage, as well as undertake other measures aimed at ensuring order in public transport.

Every day the New York subway carries up to 4.5 million passengers in its transmission system over 460 stations. So far, despite the threats, the general alarm in the subway has not been announced. In the subway operates the second - orange - security, imposed after the Sept. 11 attacks, reports the BBC.

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