WWE fans react to possible ISIS threat

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A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the upcoming WWE Survivor Series wrestling matches at Phillips Arena on Sunday after an alleged ISIS Threat.
 
The FBI says " It's aware of reports of an alleged threat that includes an Atlanta venue and event. While we take all threats seriously, we no not have specific or credible information on the attack at this time. We have however made the proper notifications as we continue to work closely with law enforcement and private sector partners to keep our community safe."
 
The information surfaced when the International Business Times reported that the hacker activist group Anonymous uncovered a possible ISIS threat to attack Phillips Arena during the WWE event.
 
The Atlanta Police Department referred any questions to the FBI, but earlier Chief George Turner told Fox 5 News reporter Morse Diggs, that this type of "chatter" is not what authorities label as credible. He also said APD is evaluating the information and will have ample security in place at the arena.
 
WWE fans who spoke to Fox 5 News outside of Phillips Arena Saturday said they would not panic over internet reports of the potential for an ISIS attack.
 
A couple from Lee County Georgia visiting for the weekend said they were having second thoughts of trying to buy tickets after reading the ISIS report on the web.
 
Another man scoffed at backing down, saying "terrorists win when you start getting scared".
 
A couple of employees of a restaurant next door to the Arena said they'll be a bit on edge Sunday where every popping noise will no doubt catch their attention.
 

 

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