Panic ensues after false alarm warns of incoming ballistic missile threat to Hawaii

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People in Hawaii were sent into a panic Saturday morning when they got an emergency alert on their phones that said, “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.”

Officials said quickly after that the alert went out by mistake and was a false alarm.

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