People died during a festival in India – level 1

People died during a festival in India – level 1

14-02-2013 06:00

Kumph Mela is the world’s biggest religious festival. It is usually a happy time. But on Sunday there was a tragedy at the festival. 30 people were killed.

Many people were on a small bridge near a railway station. The bridge wasn’t strong. Some part of the bridge went down. People were scared. They started to run. They started to walk on other people. Those people were killed.

This festival is only once every 12 years. The festival is in a small town. Millions of people from India come to this small town.

Interesting words: religious (connected with god), tragedy (bad moment), scared (full of fear).

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