Luckily, no one was injured.
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CCTV posted footage of the bizarre incident to Miaopai.com, and the video eventually made its way to YouTube.
The episode came soon after outrage over Apple's admittance to slowing down older iPhone models with aging batteries led to big discounts on replacement batteries around the globe, including in China.
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"However," Taiwan News reported, "Chinese electronics stores are notoriously replete with fake goods, thus the man was in his own – but obviously wrong – way trying to test its authenticity."
Lesson of the story: Don't bite into your iPhone battery.