Panic in Hawaii – level 3

19-01-2018 15:00

On Saturday, January the 13th, Hawaiians received an emergency missile alert and received the shock of their lives, as they thought that they were going to die. People called their loved ones and sought shelter.

There was no real reason for panic, however, as the emergency text went out to the public by accident. The next day, Hawaii Governor David Ige apologised for the false alert. He blamed the error on an emergency worker who hit the wrong template during a routine drill.

Difficult words: seek (find), shelter (a safe place), template (a model), drill (a training).

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