Photos: Oktoberfest in Munich

The beer is flowing again at Munich's fabled Oktoberfest. Mayor Dieter Reiter inserted the tap into the first keg Saturday with two blows of his hammer and the cry of "O'zapft is" — "It's tapped."

About 6 million visitors are expected to visit Munich for the 184th Oktoberfest, which runs through Oct. 3.

Revelers also face increased security precautions because of possible attacks. Huge flowerpots block the entrances to the fest's lawn, more video cameras have been installed and a new loudspeaker system has been activated to guide visitors off the festival's grounds, if necessary.

— Associated Press

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