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Israelis Get Additional Olympic Security

Israeli athletes have been given an additional layer of security at the Olympic Village, including a fence placed around the team’s residential compound. The U.S. team also asked for a fence, but later withdrew the request, Olympic officials said Monday. The Israelis also had an extra fence at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Australian Olympic Committee chief John Coates said. Hundreds of Olympic athletes arrived at Athens airport Monday, after the Olympic Village opened last week. The site in suburban Menidi, about nine miles northwest of central Athens, is protected by a double-perimeter fence, 24-hour police and army patrols, scores of cameras and sensors and concrete barriers to prevent a car bombing.Full Story

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