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Posted: August 14, 2017

Apple investigating claim woman’s iPhone exploded

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File photo. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

By Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


Apple is investigating a woman’s claim that her iPhone exploded in her pocket, leaving her badly burned.

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The iPhone caught fire in the woman’s shorts pocket, according to KTRK.

Photos show the charred iPhone in a Houston Astros case.

Apple told KTRK it is contacting the woman to investigate her claim and the circumstances surrounding it.

Unauthorized accessories could have caused the damage, Apple said.

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