Explosion on a Ferry – level 2

Explosion on a Ferry – level 2

19-09-2016 15:00

A ferry was travelling between two Indonesian islands when an explosion happened. The ferry was carrying 35 people. A few of them were badly injured and went to hospital.

Officials said that it was an accident. It was a fail in the electronics. Maritime safety in Indonesia is poor, and fatal accidents are common.

Difficult words: official (a person in a position of authority), maritime (of the sea), fatal (deadly).

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