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Horsley man left with exploding lithium-ion battery after trying to fix mobile phone

Nadine Morton
Updated October 6 2023 - 4:04pm, first published October 5 2023 - 2:39pm
The fire damaged mobile phone after a Horsley man pried it open. Picture supplied
The fire damaged mobile phone after a Horsley man pried it open. Picture supplied

A Horsley man who attempted to fix his mobile phone by prying it open was lucky to escape uninjured after it exploded.

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Nadine Morton

Nadine Morton

Senior journalist

Nadine Morton covers emergency services and breaking news for the Illawarra Mercury. She takes pride in regional journalism which she believes is crucial to informing our towns and cities. Have a story? Email her at nadine.morton@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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