Amsterdam Apple Store Evacuated After iPad 'Exploded'

Amsterdam Apple Store Evacuated After iPad 'Exploded'

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The Apple Store Apple Store at Leidseplein in Amsterdam was evacuated after an iPad 'exploded', reports AT5.nl.

Employees have immediately placed the iPad in a container with sand. But that was not enough. It soon became clear that three people suffered from their airways. Possibly due to a vapor or irritating substance from the iPad.

The fire department tweeted, "Fire brigade present at incident with mobile device at #AppleStore #Leidseplein. No smoke, but three people with breathing problems. Presumably due to a leaking battery pack. They are checked on the spot."

The store was closed from about 2:20pm to 3:00pm local time.

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Amsterdam Apple Store Evacuated After iPad 'Exploded'

Mister X - August 22, 2018 at 8:56am
Samsung doesn't even manufacture batteries, but y'all iSheep can keep baaaaa-ing.
jabreu203 - August 20, 2018 at 3:35pm
Isn’t everything other than the CPU inside apple products made by Samsung?
stevenlacross - August 20, 2018 at 8:42pm
Kinda, but even those Samsung batteries in the note 7 wheren’t made by Samsung
D4xM4Nx - August 19, 2018 at 10:28pm
We need the FBI to start confiscating all Samsung tablets, they're now being used as terrorist weapons... Looking so similar to iPads, it's hard to distinguish real ones from fakes.
1reader - August 19, 2018 at 9:39pm
Did they used Samsung batteries?
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