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FBI agents searching for Americans with ISIS ties

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ATLANTA, Ga. -

FBI Director James Comey is warning the public of Americans recruited to join terrorist groups, such as ISIS. Comey spoke in Atlanta Friday and says agents are tracking Americans joining ISIS, and then traveling back into the United States.

Comey says Americans have traveled abroad to join ISIS. They get trained in Jihad warfare and may have returned to the U.S. The director says he and other agents are working to prevent another September 11th from ever happening again on U.S. soil.

Comey says the FBI is working to keep trained ISIS terrorists from arriving in the U.S. and other western cities.

“We are not going to allow a future diaspora, out of Syria and Iraq to lead to a future 9-11,” said Comey. “It is something I worry about all day, every day.”

Comey says some ISIS members may already be in the U.S. He says agents are quickly working to identify Americans with terrorist ties.

Comey met with law enforcement leaders from around Georgia to strengthen ties to counter terrorism.

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