'Unprecedented Strain' on Italian Capital
Among the preparations:
- Italian Interior Minister Giuseppe Pisanu mobilized 6,430 security forces.
- "Tent cities" in sports venues like Rome's Olympic Stadium are being built to house visitors.
- Huge television screens to show the funeral went up at 10 sites, including the Circus Maximus.
- Hundreds of voluntary staff and sanitation crews have been drafted to build makeshift toilets and drinking fountains.