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Sunday, 14 January 2018 - 9:54
False alarm sparks panic in Hawaii
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An incoming missile alert plunged residents of Hawaii into panic on Saturday morning(Jan.13) before it was declared a false alarm.

Mobile phone users received a message saying: "Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill."

State Governor David Ige apologised and said it was caused by an employee pressing the wrong button.

The US government announced there would be a full investigation.



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