Apple Store in Amsterdam evacuated after iPad explodes

In Apple’s Amsterdam store, in the capital city of The Netherlands, an iPad battery exploded this morning inside the store, according to several Dutch news sources. The Apple Store was evacuated immediately after the explosion, and three people were brought to the nearest hospital who experienced trouble breathing. The firefighters stated that probably a chemical substance, irritating the airways and lungs, was released as a result of the explosion of the iPad’s battery. No people were seriously injured.