Samsung Galaxy S3 Exploded In Girls' Pants Pocket
The tool that has ability to communicate with anyone in the world at your fingertips, has the potential to become a giant bomb in your pants. We've all heard about phones exploding and seen the damage it causes, here's what it looks like up close. It's terrifying.
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READ: Galaxy S3 explodes in woman’s pocket causing third degree burns
18-year-old Fanny Schlatter was at work, carrying her cellphone in her pocket when her Samsung Galaxy S3 reportedly exploded, Le Matin reports.huffingtonpost.com
Schlatter, who lives in Switzerland, suffered severe burns on her leg and her pants had to be torn off . Samsung Switzerland is reportedly taking the incident "seriously."androidorigin.com
She claims to have been left with no feeling in her right thigh and said she will be launching a criminal complaint against Samsung.dailymail.co.uk
She told the paper: ‘All of a sudden I heard the sound of an explosion – like a firecracker.
'Then I noticed a strange chemical smell and my work trousers began to catch fire.’
By the time Ms Schlatter’s boss, Stephane Kubler, had come to her assistance, the flames had reached her shoulders. She was rushed into the nearest bathroom where colleagues doused the flames before driving her to hospital.dailymail.co.uk
Schlatter won’t be returning to work until August 15 and has yet to have the feeling return in her thigh. She also feels lucky her hair was tied back and her sweater didn’t catch fire otherwise the injuries could have been much worse.geek.com
Here's the burn that the exploding Galaxy S III left on her thigh!