Friday, November 30, 2007

Exploding Cell Phone Battery Kills South Korean


The Korea Times
28 Nov 2007

Man Killed in Suspected Phone Battery Explosion

By Cho Jin-seo
Staff Reporter

A 33-year-old excavator driver was found dead on Wednesday in Cheongwon, North Chungcheong Province, after a suspected cell phone battery explosion, police said. [...]

Associated Press
29 Nov 2007

Report: Phone May Not Have Killed Worker


SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The South Korean man whose death was initially blamed on an exploding cell phone battery appears to have died from another cause, according to a news report Thursday. [...]

New York Times
30 November 2007

A Death-By-Cell-Phone Story Falls Apart

By Patrick J. Lyons