• False missile warning sent Hawaii residents into full-blown panic

    10 monthes ago - By LA Times

    A false emergency message warning Hawaii residents of an incoming ballistic missile sent people scrambling in panic Saturday. The alert, which was sent to cellphones and appeared on television, asked people to "seek immediate shelter" and added, “This is not a drill.” Reaction quickly spread across...
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  • Hawaii officials say missile alert was a mistake

    10 monthes ago - By LA Times

    A morning alert that warned of a ballistic missile heading straight for Hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic Saturday was a mistake, state emergency officials said. The emergency alert, which was sent to cellphones shortly after 8 a.m, said in all capital letters, "Ballistic missile...
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  • Hawaii officials say missile alert was mistake

    10 monthes ago - By LA Times

    Hawaii emergency officials say an alert of a ballistic missile threat is a false alarm. The alert stated there was a threat "inbound to Hawaii" and for residents to seek shelter and that "this is not a drill." The alert caused a panic when it went to people's cellphones Saturday morning but, shortly...
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