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U.S. Home Security Chief Urges Vigilance In Run Up To July 4th Celebrations Which 'Coincide With Ramadan'
June 29, 2015
U.S. home security chief warns citizens to 'remain vigilant' against terror threats in the lead up to July 4 celebrations
Mike McCaul has warned that ISIS fighters constitute a global threat
July 4 coincides with this year's Ramadan - a major target for ISIS
No specific threat has been made against the U.S. or July the Fourth events
But FBI has warned local enforcement officials to be on high alert
America's homeland security chief has warned citizens to ‘remain vigilant' to terror threats in the lead up to July 4 this Saturday.
Rep. Mike McCaul, chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security warned that ISIS is no longer a regionalized threat but a global one.
‘I am extremely concerned that Syrian and ISIS recruiters can use the internet at lightning speeds to recruit followers in the United States with thousands of followers in the United States and then activate them to do whatever they want to do,' he said, during an appearance on Fox News Sunday.
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