Man holds a woman - level 2

Man holds a woman - level 2

24-02-2014 07:00

A Chinese woman locked herself in her bedroom and climbed out onto the window sill. She wanted to kill herself.

Her family plead with her but it didn’t help. They called the police after 5 hours.

A firefighter was sent to abseil down the building and catch her. He did it. He caught her just when she slipped from the sill. The pair was then lowered to the ground, and the woman was taken to hospital.

Difficult words: window sill (narrow shelf at the base of a window), plead (beg to do something), abseil (go down by sliding down a rope).

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