CITY SOUNDS THE ALARM

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) - - News -

SE­CU­RITY will be ramped up across Mel­bourne in the wake of yes­ter­day’s ter­ror­ist at­tack as po­lice look to se­cure Re­mem­brance Day events.

Chief Com­mis­sioner Gra­ham Ash­ton said the events would go on as planned but ex­tra of­fi­cers would be on duty. “There’ll be ad­di­tional po­lice al­lo­cated for all those events through the week­end,” he said.

A new siren sys­tem in­stalled across the city was used for the first time dur­ing yes­ter­day’s at­tack. The sys­tem fea­tures 65 speak­ers at key city lo­ca­tions to en­able po­lice to broad­cast mass warn­ings of safety threats.

Mel­bourne has a packed week­end of sport, with Stakes Day at Flem­ing­ton to­day and an A-League fix­ture at AAMI Park to­mor­row.

Warn­ing sirens.

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