Staff Reporter

KOLKATA: A woman was injured when a mobile phone battery exploded shortly after its re-charging at her residence here on Wednesday.

“Kishori Saha, a resident of Vidyasagar colony under Jadavpur police station, received minor injuries on her face when her mobile phone burst around one in the afternoon,” said D.P. Singh, Additional Superintendent of Police (Industrial), South 24 Parganas. The handset was a Nokia 3100 model with a BLD3 battery, he added.

Forensic tests would be conducted.

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