Nokia’s sheer indestructibility has been proven once again following an incident in Gansu province over the weekend.
After a 20-meter long wall collapsed in Lanzhou on Sunday afternoon, reporters learned that one of the victims sustained only minor injuries after he had instinctively held up his Nokia phone to protect his head from falling debris.
The man, Geng Ming, is one of nine people who’d been buried as the wall suddenly toppled on top of them. Although he is still in the hospital, Geng told reporters that he only suffered from minor wounds and will likely head home soon. He suggested that if it wasn’t for his phone, he probably would’ve been more severely injured.
The phone, which came out of the ordeal only semi-cracked, is a Nokia Lumia 920.
Two people were killed and seven more injured when the brick wall suddenly collapsed as pedestrians were walking by. It’s believed that a strong gust of wind pushed a metal frame structure into the wall, causing it to fall over. Three of the victims are still in critical condition.
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By Sharon Choi