September 22nd, 2009
05:32 PM ET

Stadiums, hotels attract 'terrorist interest,' feds say

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The Department of Homeland Security and FBI have issued security bulletins to raise awareness regarding "terrorist interest" in attacking sports and entertainment venues as well as luxury hotels.

The bulletins, which were sent to law enforcement Monday, said that authorities did not know of any credible or specific terrorist plots to attack U.S. stadiums, arenas or luxury hotels.

However, it said that terrorist groups such as al Qaeda view crowded stadiums and arenas as potential targets. It said hotels are also attractive targets for terrorists.

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Filed under: 360° Radar • Domestic Terrorism • Terrorism
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  1. michael armstrong sr.

    We went for eight without an incedent with our previous administration and the American people exspect the same protection from this one our security was a major issue with Obama lets hope he lives up to his job.

    September 22, 2009 at 6:05 pm |