'In the event of a nuclear attack': Hawaii University issues ominous warning

The North Korea flag flutters next to concertina wire at the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

The North Korea flag flutters next to concertina wire at the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

"It may sound insane to outsiders to fire missiles from a place he wants to develop economically, but that's how Kim Jong Un runs his country", says an expert on North Korea from Kyungnam University in South Korea.

University of Hawaii students reportedly opened their inbox Monday to find an email headlined: "In the event of a nuclear attack" - an ominous message sent as North Korea continues to threaten a missile attack on the United States.

According to a report by Hawaii News Now, while the subject line of the emails was enough to terrify anyone, the content did mention that a nuclear attack was an "unlikely event". But as word got out of the reportedly "secret meeting" on September 19, members of the meeting started informing the public. "Not to be an alarmist, but to be informing people".

North Korea's foreign minister said on September 21 that there may be a hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific Ocean, Yonhap news agency reported, after dictator Kim Jong Un vowed to take the "highest-level" action against the United States.

For Hawaii, however, planning for the possibility of a North Korean missile attack, however remote, has become a new weird norm with missiles from the rogue nation now capable of reaching the Aloha State and its high-ranking military commands. The threat from North Korea has joined the list of dangers being planned for in Hawaii.

If North Korea were to attack Hawaii, it's likely target would be Honolulu.

The email also told students and faculty to be aware of emergency sirens and to follow instructions on "sheltering in place".

The source said that they will take part in a joint South Korea-U.S. drill next week in preparation for a fresh provocation by North Korea.

In September, the Hermit Kingdom successfully conducted its sixth nuclear test, with the regime claiming it detonated its first hydrogen bomb. However, it mentioned concerns over the current missile tests being launched by Kim Jong-Un in North Korea.

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