Death by Cell Phone

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Out of South Korea comes news that a quarry worker was killed by his LG cell phone.

 

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WiseAndFoolish recommends that folks always be nice to their cell phones.

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The battery in the victim’s "rigorously tested" phone is believed to have exploded, sending telephonic shrapnel through the 33-year-old’s heart and lungs.

This appears to mirror the experience of a Chinese welder, whose Nokia cell phone’s battery exploded, puncturing his heart with a resultantly broken rib.  The 22-year-old died after being taken to hospital.