People hit a reporter in Venezuela – level 1

People hit a reporter in Venezuela – level 1

11-03-2013 14:00

A reporter and cameraman from a Columbian TV station had problems. People hit them in the street when they prepared news about the death of Hugo Chavez. It was in Caracas, in Venezuela.

People wanted to catch the reporter. Some people shot from guns. The reporter and cameraman are OK now. It is the second problem for reporters in Venezuela. Some other people from TV were hit too. It was before this moment on the same day.

Interesting words: shot (past of shoot), gun (thing for shooting).

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