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False ballistic missile alert goes out in Hawaii

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An alert warning people a ballistic missile was incoming to Hawaii and to seek shelter was a false alarm.
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Alert About Missile Bound for Hawaii Was Sent in Error, Officials Say

Alert About Missile Bound for Hawaii Was Sent in Error, Officials Say

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The alert appeared on cellphones warning people to “seek immediate shelter,” and said, “This is not a drill.” The authorities said it was a false alarm.
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Hawaii emergency officials: Alert of ballistic missile threat was mistake

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Hawaii emergency officials say an alert of a ballistic missile headed toward Hawaii was a false alarm.
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Hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missile

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HONOLULU - Hawaii emergency management officials say a push alert that warned of an incoming ballistic missile to Hawaii on Saturday was a mistake. The emergency alert sent to cellphones said in all caps, "Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill." Hawaii Emergency Management Agency spokesman Richard Repoza says it's a false alarm. He says the agency is trying to determine what happened. The alert stirred panic for residents on the island and across social media.
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Missile Threat Alert to Hawaii is `False Alarm,' Gabbard Says

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There's no missile headed for Hawaii, Representative Tulsi Gabbard said, after residents in the state received emergency alerts on their mobile phones advising them to “seek immediate shelter” from an inbound ballistic missile.
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Hawaiians sent terrifying, false warning of inbound ballistic missile

Hawaiians sent terrifying, false warning of inbound ballistic missile

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Residents in Hawaii were left panic-stricken on Saturday morning when they received emergency text messages warning them, incorrectly, of an incoming ballistic missile.
“BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII,” the text message read in block capitals. “SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.”
But the warning turned out to be completely false, and the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency tweeted that there was no missile threat to the state.
NO missile threat to Hawaii.
- Hawaii EMA January 13, 2018
It is unclear at this time how or why the original emergency message was sent out...
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Hawaii officials say alert about ballistic missile was sent by mistake

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Hawaii emergency officials say an alert of a ballistic missile threat is a false alarm.
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