Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Watch: Phone explodes in repairman's hand during routine maintenance

This terrifying video captures the moment when a mobile phone exploded in a repairman's hand as he carried out maintenance. The video was filmed in Longnan City in northwestern China's Gansu Province on May 2.

The CCTV clip shows a fireball suddenly bursting from the device onto the technician's face as he is attempting to fix it.

According to local media, the battery of the phone exploded, causing the fire. Since the technician threw the phone down, he was not injured.

The type of mobile device was not identified.