Big land goes down - level 2

Big land goes down - level 2

31-07-2013 14:00

Twenty-eight houses and six hectares of farmland are gone. A landslide in China destroyed everything in its way.

More than 1,400 people were evacuated. Soldiers and police officers are helping 2,000 more to move.

The rocks and the earth from a nearby mountain blocked a river and turned it into a lake.

Difficult words: farmland (land for farming), evacuate (get away), earth (ground, land).

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