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iPad explodes in Vodafone store in Australia

The Apple iPad Mini, left, and iPad Air are displayed in October at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco.
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An Apple iPad demo model exploded on Wednesday in a Vodafone store in Canberra, Australia, pushing customers to evacuate, the Australian website News.com.au reported.

"A burst of flames" came from an iPad model's charging port, filling the store with smoke, a Vodafone spokesperson told the news site.

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Sparks continued to appear from the charging port and a fire brigade was called, no one was injured during the incident, the Australian news service said.

Vodafone confirmed the event to CNBC.

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