Thousands RSVP to Facebook event pledging to storm Area 51 to ‘see them aliens’

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(CNN) – Over 300,000 people have signed onto a Facebook event pledging to raid Area 51 in Nevada in a quest to “see them aliens.”

The event, titled “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us,” is inviting users from around the world to join a “Naruto run” — a Japanese manga-inspired running style featuring arms outstretched backwards and heads forward — into Area 51.

“We can move faster than their bullets,” the event page, which is clearly written with tongue in cheek, promises those who RSVP for September 20.

The mysterious Area 51 has been the focus of conspiracy theories for decades, and many people think it is where the US government stores its secrets about aliens.

In 2013, Area 51 was officially acknowledged as a military site, but the theories live on.

Though the September event is most certainly a joke, it comes just a few weeks after a group of US senators was briefed about reported encounters between the US Navy and an unidentified aircraft — literally an unidentified flying object.

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