iPhone 5c Absorbs Shotgun Blast, Saves Man’s Life [Photo]

With the iPhone 6 Plus triggering the Bendgate scandal, the iPhone 5c has stepped in to reassert that Apple makes hard and long lasting smartphones – – to an extent that it might even save your life. One fortunate user of this mid-range smartphone has made it through being contended after an iPhone 5c in his pocket handled to bear the impact of the impact.


Everything began after a group of teens in Cheshire shut off the supply of water to the block where the victim lived, as per the police statement. The victim, a 25 year old man had confronted the gang and during the argument, among the gang member took out a sawed-off shotgun and shot the guy in his abdomen.

Putting on a jacket, the phone was put in the jacket’s pocket which miraculously worked as a shield, taking the brunt of the blast from the weapon.

According to the Cheshire Cops, had the phone not been there, the victim’s survival was unlikely provided the close quarters. “Fortunately, the victim’s mobile phone took the brunt of the shot and, as an outcome of this, he survived. This is remarkable– had that phone not been in his pocket at that time he would certainly have passed away.”

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Ryan Duggan, a 19 year old has been condemned of the attempted homicide, while the firearm was also recuperated from a nearby bush with the spent cartridge inside. Duggan will be sentenced on the 10th of July.


When it comes to the unfortunate, but lucky-still victim, he did sustain injuries that will require treatment at the medical facility consisting of operations also. Nevertheless, while he makes excellent progress, recovery will certainly be required offered the psychological effect such cases can have on victims with effects than can last a life-time as well.

The iPhone 5c has been long reported to be prospered by a new generation 4-inch iPhone amidst the launch of the upcoming iPhone 6s, however no real agreement has actually been reached thus far, with more trusted sources recommending that such a phone will not be launched this year at least.

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