Refrigerator Blows Up In Net Cafe, Nearly Hitting A Customer

Gif: CGTN

Recently in Pingdingshan City, China, an internet cafe’s refrigerator suddenly exploded, with the blast knocking forward a customer. According to CGTN, thankfully, no one was hurt.

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Below is CCTV footage of the explosion.

Currently, authorities are investigating the cause.


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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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DISCUSSION

I wonder what it would take to make a compressor explode, I don’t think there is anything else in a refrigerator that could cause an explosion like that. Maybe a big electrical surge?