May 25, 2010

Mobile phone number suspended after three users die in 10 years

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quotemarksright.jpg A mobile phone company has suspended the number 0888 888 888 after every single person assigned to it died in the last 10 years. One died of cancer reportedly from a radioactive poisoning of his cell phone, two were gunned down and one was shot. quotesmarksleft.jpg

[The Telegraph via The Huffington Post]

Related, sort of: What brings ill omen to some is considered good luck to others:

-- Phone number, 8888 8888, fetched $280,000 at a special telecom auction in China

-- Mobile phone numbers as status symbols

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