An man had a lucky escape after his mobile phone exploded while he was at a petrol station in Hyderabad, India refuelling his motorbike.
In the CCTV footage motorbike riders can be seen coming in and out of the forecourt with some stopping to fill up. A biker then rides in to the garage and goes to the opposite side of the pump from where the attendant is already filling up another tank.
The biker, wearing a white shirt, can be seen reaching for his mobile phone as he sits on his bike waiting for the server.
Suddenly, the phone explodes turning his motorcycle into a fireball. Luckily the fire did not spread to the petrol pumps. The man managed to bravely drag the burning bike away from danger.
Hyderabad City Police released the footage with a warning: "Don't use cell phones when you are at petrol pumps."
Guarav Jain said: "Dear Hyderabad Police, I really hope you use better sense when investigating real crimes than when posting warning videos.
"Cell phones don't lead to fires. This is def a issue of fuel spill on what is a hot exposed engine."
And Parveen Krishnan agrees: "Why does Hyderabad police think it's due to a cell phone when it's well established that this is a myth? Cell phones do NOT cause accidents at gas stations. Never have. Not once."