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    Talking Cell Phone Explosion Burns Man's Buttocks

    By Associated Press

    January 27, 2004, 8:54 AM EST

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- A Malaysian man was shaken and scalded Tuesday after his mobile phone exploded beside him while he was sleeping, the national news agency reported.

    Mohamed Radzuan Yasin said he was recharging his cell phone and placed it on his bed near him before he took a nap. Three hours later, he was jarred awake by what he described as a small explosion.

    "The explosion scalded my buttocks, while there were burn marks on the mattress and the wall," Mohamed Radzuan told Bernama news agency.

    "At first I was confused about what had exploded, but I realized it was my mobile phone when I saw it was shattered in pieces," he said.

    Mohamed Radzuan, a 40-year-old electrician in Kuala Pilah district, about 50 miles south of Kuala Lumpur, said he had purchased a new battery for the phone a week ago.

    He received treatment for the injury at a hospital and subsequently filed a police report concerning the incident, Bernama reported.
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    Old and Cranky Super Moderator rik's Avatar
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    ouch

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    Bet it was a fake battery.

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    Yep, Conan is in the money.
    And if it is not, I really would like to know the make and model for the phone/batery (So I don't use)

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