Hawaii missile false alarm triggers shock, blame and apologies

January 14, 2018 - 57 views

People were warned to take shelter
Residents and visitors in Hawaii have been recalling the shock of a false missile alarm, with many saying they thought they were going to die

I'm currently in Hawaii so 45 minutes ago I thought I was going to die by ballistic missile and now I'm making pancakes. Life is wild."
That was the verdict of musician Darcy Hanneman, one of many in the US state of Hawaii who received a terrifying - and incorrect - warning that a ballistic missile was heading their way.
The message was sent to some mobiles from the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency.

 

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