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U.S. military base blares false alarm amid N Korea concerns

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By KIM TONG-HYUNG

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Somehow I don't think this was an 'accidental' alarm.

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A U.S. military base in South Korea accidentally blared an alert siren instead of a bugle call, causing a brief scare just as the U.S. and its allies are monitoring for signs of provocation from North Korea, which has warned it could send a “Christmas gift” over deadlocked nuclear negotiations.

Let us charitably assume that what somebody mistook for panic was actually the urgent response expected when an emergency siren is activated.

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It's a bit weird, the same mistake in two days, even if in different locations. Something is off.

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I thought such things happen only in Hawaii.... if it is a military base, there is no excuse for pushing the wrong button.

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