Woman dies after metal detector causes pacemaker to malfunction

November 21, 2014 5:04 PM

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Woman dies after metal detector causes pacemaker to malfunction

In a tragic accident, the electromagnetic waves from an airport metal detector caused a woman’s pacemaker to malfunction and kill her, Central European News (CEN) reported.

Diana Tolstova, 30, collapsed in the arms of her husband, Maxim, 33, after passing through the detector at Ulan-Ude airport in the Republic of Buryatia in Southern Russia.

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