“RESIDENTS and tourists in Hawaii have told of their terror after a false ballistic missile emergency alert was issued, warning them to seek shelter.
“Panic-stricken locals ran for safety, thinking they were under imminent attack on Saturday when a text message was issued from the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency.
“The alert, in capital letters, read: “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.”
“Authorities took 38 minutes to correct the mistake, which the state’s governor attributed to a “worker pushing the wrong button”.”
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