Apple to Investigate Death of Chinese Woman Who Was Shocked By Charging iPhone

Apple to Investigate Death of Chinese Woman Who Was Shocked By Charging iPhone

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Apple is investigating the death of a Chinese woman who received a massive shock after answering a call on her charging iPhone 5, reports Reuters.

Last Thursday, Ma Ailun, a 23-year-old woman from China's western Xinjiang region and a flight attendant with China Southern Airlines, was electrocuted when she took a call on the charging mobile telephone, the official Xinhua news agency quoted police as saying on Sunday.

"We are deeply saddened to learn of this tragic incident and offer our condolences to the Ma family. We will fully investigate and cooperate with authorities in this matter," Apple said in an e-mail.

Ma's sister warned others to be careful on Sin'a microblog. It's unclear if the woman was using a third party charger or cable at the time of the incident.

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Apple to Investigate Death of Chinese Woman Who Was Shocked By Charging iPhone
Ali - July 16, 2013 at 4:24pm
RIP :( Ummmmm , let me think I was holding the iPhone 5 charger for 5 minutes . wooooow surprise am still alive and I was able to add comment. Try it , then try to convince me. It's all about last week news , competitor cell phone company (Exploding phone leaves teenager with third degree burns)
Dildo baits - July 16, 2013 at 2:03pm
At least this time they're notvsued.
Vick - July 16, 2013 at 12:28pm
the charger most have short circuited inside somehow and past. the input voltage threw to the the cable resulting in getting electrocuted it is for sure fault from the charger
leaot - July 16, 2013 at 9:33am
There is a sad special about this: http://stuff-appletards-say.blogspot.ch/2013/07/part-30-chinese-woman-dies-rip.html
iReal - July 16, 2013 at 5:28am
For sure sounds like it was a legit apple cable. I hear of this happening all the time but never makes the news (out of court settlements and such) Apple is shifty as fuck.
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