The 51 raid started as an online Facebook event organized by California-based internet prankster Matty Roberts, 21, on June 27 this year. By July, the event quickly gained traction among online communities and UFO enthusiasts with 2.1 million confirming their attendance and another 1.5 million showing interest. The original "Storm Area 51, They Can not Stop All of Us"
What happened at Area 51 on September 20?
About 2,000 would-be Area 51 raiders also called paid visits to the
One UFO enthusiast what.
One UFO enthusiast was.
One UFO enthusiast was
Another woman held a sign that read: "Jesus was an alien."
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Area 51 is a highly classified US Air Force base in the Nevada desert, known as the Homey Airport or Groom Lake base.
Conspiracy theorists believe the military installation is Roswell, New Mexico in 1947.
Many UFO Enthusiasts therefore believe the remains of alien visitors are at the facility.
Whatever the Case may be, Area 51 has been found to be itself at the heart of this year's largest online prank.
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How many people died at Area 51? Did anyone get hurt?
On the morning following the unsuccessful Area 51 raid, the number of people asking for "many people died at Area 51" has skyrocketed.
Rory Thomasson tweeted: "* Waits patiently for news on the massive arrests and / or deaths at Area 51 * "
One person asked:" So what's the death count for the Area 51 raid? "
Another Twitter user also tweeted:" What is there any deaths with the Area 51 thing like that ever happened. "
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One Twitter user said:" Gotta be honest, I'm pretty disappointed in the death count from the raid on Area 51. "
And Caylie Smith tweeted:" So when are people gonna storm Area 51? I've been waiting would happen.
"Probably lots of death but hopefully someone snags at alien and gets out safely."
Thankfully, no has died or
In total, six arrests were made, including one for public urination and five counts of trespassing.
According to Lincoln County sheriff Kerry Lee, the crowds were "very manageable for emergency services."
He said, "They did not stop them."
"Once officers warned them about the consequences for storming the base, they have had second thoughts. "
The sheriff added:" The crowd has been very good. Officers have been positive with the crowds and crowds so far. "
Nevada Highway Police so hitting a cow.