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FBI Aware of Terror Threat Claim at WWE Survivors Series Event in Atlanta

by Erik Ortiz, Emmanuelle Saliba and Chris Essner /  / Updated 

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The FBI said Saturday that it's aware of a terror threat made against a WWE event in Atlanta on Sunday — but with no "credible information," organizers want the show to go on.

"While we take all threats seriously, we do not have specific or credible information of an attack at this time," J. Britt Johnson, special agent in charge of the FBI Atlanta Field Office, said in a statement. "We have, however, made the proper notifications as we continue to work closely with our law enforcement and private sector partners to keep our community safe."

The world wrestling organization in response said it will continue with its Survivor Series match up at 8 p.m. ET at the Phillips Arena, where the Atlanta Hawks also play.

"WWE Survivor Series is currently scheduled as planned while we investigate the matter with federal, state and local authorities," WWE said in a statement.

The threat claim was made by the hacktivist group Anonymous, which said Atlanta was one of several sites where ISIS is supposedly planning assaults on Sunday, including in Paris. NBC News has not immediately verified that report.

The French capital was the scene of a deadly wave of violence on Nov. 13 that left 130 people dead at the hands of suspected terrorists.

Anonymous said they forwarded the threat claims to authorities.

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