NEW YORK, NY - A chilling threat for Thanksgiving as ISIS terrorists call the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade "an excellent target," according to the ISIS terror magazine-- Ramiyah.
Now the NYPD says it will boost security for this year's event after the terror organization called on attackers to plow down innocent parade-goers in The Big Apple using large trucks.
In the hate-filled magazine, ISIS leaders claim "vehicle attacks are one of the most effective weapons in the terrorist arsenal."
The eerie threat is just like the attack last July in Nice, France, when ISIS took credit for a lone wolf terrorist who drove a 20-ton truck into crowds celebrating Bastille Day killing 86 people and injuring over 400!
But New York's top cop says the public should ignore the terror group's threat, saying the parade is "going to be the safest place in New York City."
"What you see is the psychological warfare of printing materials that indicate to 'be afraid, be very afraid,' NYPD Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence John Miller announced. "We have seen instances where ISIL has put out the call, and people have risen to that call-- which is why we have one of the more robust, complicated counter-terrorism programs in the world."
But another scary development comes from a top ISIS leader in Afghanistan who calls President-elect Donald Trump a "complete maniac" and warns that Trump will make it "much easier" for ISIS to recruit thousands of new supporters.
The ISIS commander reportedly followed the U.S. elections and commented, "it was unexpected that the Americans will dig their own graves-- and they did so."
All these threats come just after the one-year anniversary of the Paris attacks offering us all a chilling reminder to stay alert since terrorism never takes a holiday!