Hawaii residents left terrified after false missile alert

Hawaii residents left terrified after false missile alert
 

A push alert that warned of an incoming ballistic missile to Hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic earlier was a mistake, state emergency officials said.
The emergency alert, which was sent to mobile phones, said in all caps, “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.”
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Hawaii Emergency Management Agency spokesman Richard Repoza said it was a false alarm and the agency is trying to determine what happened.
The alert caused a tizzy on the island and across social media.
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13 January 2018 in Politics, Views: 55
Source: Scotsman
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