Wednesday, 1 July 2015
Photo: Man suffers burns to his face after his phone explodes
The device exploded whilst Mr Thummer was visiting his friend's timber market in Punagam, Surat
Wanting to make a quick telephone call, he dialled the number and put the phone to his ear.
Feeling the extreme temperature, he dropped the overheating device. The phone landed on to a desk before setting fire to a pile of loose papers and damaging the desk.
Health and safety experts are set to launch an inquiry into the incident.