Montana TV Station Warns Of Attacking Zombies

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KRTV viewers in Great Falls, Montana, were interrupted by a bizarre emergency message Monday: Zombies on the attack! Of course it was a hoax. KRTV apologized, saying someone hacked into the Emergency Alert System.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne.

KRTV viewers in Great Falls, Montana were interrupted by a bizarre emergency message yesterday: Zombies On The Attack.

(SOUNDBITE OF EMERGENCY MESSAGE)

UNIDENTIFIED MAN: The bodies of the dead are rising from their graves and attacking the living...

MONTAGNE: The Great Falls Tribune reports several people called the local police station wondering if there really were zombies on the loose. Of course it was a hoax. KRTV apologized, saying someone hacked into the Emergency Alert System.

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