12 Houston students injured after cell phone battery explodes

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HOUSTON (KETK) – Several Katy ISD students have been injured after a cell phone battery exploded Friday morning, according to our sister station KPRC.

The explosion occurred at Mayde Creek Junior High School.

Emergency workers responded to the incident at 11:55 a.m. and 12 victims were taken to a nearby hospital. Officials have said that none of the injuries are life-threatening.

It is also not yet known what caused the explosion.

This story is developing. KETK News will update it as more details become available.

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