Sale of Galaxy Note 7 halted by Samsung after devices catch fire
Global sales of the new Galaxy Note 7 have been halted after reports of handsets issued as "safe" replacements catching fire.
The Korean technology giant Samsung said owners of either an original Note 7 or a replacement should turn them off and stop using them.
An investigation into the cause of the fires is underway.
Affected consumers have been advised to seek a refund or exchange their devices.
Samsung said it is "working with relevant regulatory bodies to investigate the recently reported cases involving the Galaxy Note 7.
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