The village for the Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck is now closed to the public and stringent security measures are in force.
GV & SV Olympic Village with flags flying (2 shots)
SV Signboard "Olympic Village"
LV ZOOM IN Security guard at barrier
CU Sign in four languages "We care for your safety and request your understanding."
CU Signboard describing Olympic Pass system
SV Soldiers beside army lorry
CU INT Man having photograph taken for pass
CU & SV Pass being stamped and handed out (2 shots)
SV PAN UP FROM Perimeter fence TO flags
CU Detector on fence
SV Guards at gate
LV Guard on wired roof
SV PAN Sign and administration building
SV Soldier carrying girl's luggage
SV Japanese team official fixes national flag on balcony
SV Canadian official filming as security guard and dog pass
LV & CU Olympic Village and flag (2 shots)
Initials BB/0015 DE/MR/BB/0045
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Background: The village for the Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck is now closed to the public and stringent security measures are in force.
The tight security is because of the recent guerilla attack on the OPEC--Oil and Petroleum Exporting Countries--headquarters in Vienna, when ten senior oil ministers were taken hostage.
By Saturday (24 January) the Japanese, British and Canadian teams had arrived for the games which start next month.
Security at the village is strict. Special passes are being issued, and inside the Austrian army is present in force. Special police patrol the area with dogs, and security men in plain clothes are also on guard.
The gates are guarded by policemen with machine pistols and the perimeter fence has electronic detectors fastened to it.
Everyone connected with the Games is issued with sealed passes with photographers, which must be warn around their necks.
Many posters are on display. In several languages, they apologies on behalf of the police for any disturbance caused by the security measures.
A total of 2,500 security guards will watch over the 2,000 athletes and trainers within the Olympic Village.