Atlanta public transit increases security

Monday, March 29, 2010 12:02 PM
Last updated Tuesday, March 30, 2010 5:11 AM
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ATLANTA  - Atlanta's public transit system has increased its security measures in response to two suicide bomb attacks at subway stations in Russia.

MARTA said in a statement Monday that its police deparment is increasing the number of officers and patrols throughout the system.

Female suicide bombers blew themselves up Monday in twin attacks on Moscow subway stations, killing several dozen rush-hour passengers and wounding scores more.

The federal Department of Homeland Security has said there are currently no credible threats to transit systems in the U.S. But MARTA says its police force is operating on heightened alert to ensure the system's security.

MARTA asks everyone to report any suspicious behavior.

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disssman 03/29/10 - 01:04 pm
What in the world does

What in the world does Chechnia has in common with Atlanta?

onecatfish 03/29/10 - 04:14 pm
Atlanta's public transit

Atlanta's public transit system has increased its security. They do this so that they get more money from the gov and that turns out to be US. We foot the bill. They do it in every state. Were was the security at before?

seenitB4 03/29/10 - 04:21 pm
Don't worry this money won't

Don't worry this money won't be wasted..We have enough jerks in & around Marta..the police will be busy.

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