Oil Tanker Explodes – level 2
On Saturday, a Mexican oil tanker exploded. About 15 or 20 minutes later, lifeboats came down. The crew was able to evacuate.
The tanker belongs to a Mexican state oil company. The fire broke out 13 kilometres off the Mexican coast in the Gulf of Mexico.
This is not the first accident for this oil company. The people in the company say that they do not know why the tanker exploded.
Difficult words: crew (the people who work on a ship), break out (start), off (away from).
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