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Listen: Governor Of Hawaii Issues Apology After False Missile Warning

: 01/14/2018 - 10:38

The Governor of Hawaii has apologised after an official message warning of an impending missile strike was sent out by mistake, causing widespread panic.

The push alert went to mobile phones and was also aired on TV and radio in the country yesterday.

Less than 40 minutes later, a correction was issued.

David Ige has put what happened down to human error:

08ige-hawaii-clip-gc.mp3, by David Hollywood

 

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