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Event marking nine years until Olympics and Paralympics stopped after 350 drones fell into Yarra River on Friday

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A drone show to mark nine years until Brisbane hosts the Olympics and Paralympics has been cancelled, after hundreds of the devices plunged into a Melbourne river over the weekend due to a technical glitch.

The Australian Traffic Network (ATN) had been hired to put on a drone show over Brisbane’s Story Bridge on Saturday night to celebrate the city hosting the 2032 Olympics.

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