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Another iPhone charger shocks Chinese man into coma

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By Phil Dzikiy

News Editor, iLounge
Published: Friday, July 19, 2013
News Categories: Apple, iPhone

A 30-year-old Chinese man was shocked when connecting his iPhone charger, leaving him in a coma for more than 10 days. This is the second reported iPhone shock incident in the past week in China — Apple is looking into the death of a 23-year-old woman who was electrocuted when answering a call on her charging iPhone, originally reported to be an iPhone 5 but now confirmed to be a prior-generation model. In this case, the Chinese man was allegedly shocked when plugging in an iPhone 4 connected to a third-party charger. An electrical injury was obvious to medical experts, according to a translated report. [via Beijing Evening News (translated link)]

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Sad to know! This topic has already been discussed many times that whether to answer a call while the phone is being charged is dangerous or not? And many supported the view that it can electrocute the user. But why in both the cases Apple Iphone was the medium of shock that is becoming the point of concern?

Posted by Dildar Baig on July 23, 2013 at 9:58 AM (PDT)

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