Hawaii missile alert: Broadcast of false alarm warning
is hard to imagine how this was all a result of some idiot pressing
the wrong button at the end of a shift. It not only went out as a
cellphone message but was broadcast on television and elsewhere.
EMERGENCY MISSILE ALERT CAPTURED DURING BROADCAST 1-13-2017
after 8am local time Saturday, Hawaii's emergency alert system sent
out a shocking tweet to its citizens: "Ballistic Missile threat
inbound to Hawaii. Seek Immediate shelter, This is not a drill."
emergency alert was sent to all cellphones...
was panicking, the whole island was awake and alert...The aftermath
of the false alert was crazy, people ran around on the streets crying
and screaming wondering what to do..."
News reports that the ballistic missile threat left people "crying
and screaming" in Hawaii on Saturday, the state's officials said
the message was sent in error