Amsterdam Apple Store evacuated after iPad incident

The Amsterdam Apple Store on the Leidseplein is Sunday afternoon a short time cleared. The reason turned out to be a leaking iPad battery, where hazardous substances were released.

Three employees were on the spot picked up by paramedics due to irritated airways. Local news channel AT5 speaks of an ” exploded battery, and the shop was closed for employees and visitors.

Not the first time

After the fire the building had aired, there was around 15:00 hours back to the inside. In January found a similar incident at a German Apple Store. An iPhone battery hit there is overheated; because of the smoke troops evacuated dozens of people to the store.

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