iPhone Credited With Saving The Life Of Manchester Bombing Victim

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iPhone Credited With Saving The Life Of Manchester Bombing Victim
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There have been plenty of instances when talking on an iPhone or other mobile phone endangered someone’s life, but in the case of the Manchester bombing, it’s quite the opposite. A woman’s husband believes that talking on her iPhone at the time of the explosion may have saved her life.

iPhone protects woman from flying shrapnel

Lisa Bridgett was talking on her iPhone after the Ariana Grande concert earlier this week in Manchester when the bomb exploded, sending shrapnel flying toward her, reports the BBC. One of the pieces of shrapnel was a steel nut, which took off the middle finger on the hand she was holding the phone with. The steel nut then passed through her phone and then her check before becoming lodged in her nose.

Her husband believes that the iPhone slowed down the steel nut and diverted its path slightly so that it ended up in her nose rather than in her head. She underwent surgery on Tuesday and was scheduled for another o