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Apple probing death of woman who used charging iPhone

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By Phil Dzikiy

News Editor, iLounge
Published: Monday, July 15, 2013
News Categories: Apple, iPhone

Apple is looking into the death of a Chinese woman who was apparently killed when answering a call on her charging iPhone 5. According to China’s Xinhua news agency, 23-year-old Ma Ailun was electrocuted when she took a call on the charging phone. Apple declined to comment on details, but released an email saying, “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.” [via Reuters]

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