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U.S. military ready to defend Area 51 against UFO enthusiasts

Christian Fernsby |
The Air Force warned thousands of UFO enthusiasts planning to storm Area 51 in Nevada.

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Asjed by The Washington Post about how officials plan to respond to those who turn up to the Nevada base, Air Force spokeswoman Laura McAndrews issue a warning to those who may be serious about a plan to infiltrate the Nevada Air Force base.

“[Area 51] is an open training range for the U.S. Air Force, and we would discourage anyone from trying to come into the area where we train American armed forces,” McAndrews told the paper.

“The U.S. Air Force always stands ready to protect America and its assets,” she added.

Many conspiracy theorists have long believed that the government holds secret information about extraterrestrial life at Area 51. They have also alleged the area to have been the site of frequent UFO sightings. They also allege the area to have been the site of frequent UFO sightings.

More than 400,000 people have signed up to “storm Area 51” through a Facebook event page. More than 450,000 others have also indicated interest in the event.

“We will all meet up at the Area 51 Alien Center tourist attraction and coordinate our entry,” the event description reads. “If we naruto run, we can move faster than their bullets. Lets see them aliens.”

As of Saturday afternoon, the event remains scheduled to take place on Sept. 20 at Area 51.

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