School bus in Turkey - level 3

School bus in Turkey - level 3

09-06-2016 07:00

Pulled from the canal, the wreckage of a school bus that plunged, taking 14 people to their death and injuring upwards of 26 others. The bus, which was taking students home after a weekend trip to a national park, collided with another vehicle before skidding off the road into the canal.

Bystanders flocked to the scene of the floating school bus. Emergency services worked tirelessly through the night to rescue survivors and pull the bus out of the canal.

It’s unclear how many people had been travelling on it at the time. Children with minor injuries are led away for medical examination. Others were less fortunate.

Difficult words: wreckage (the parts of a destroyed object), plunged (to fall down), upwards of (over), skid off (to move as if on ice), flock (to come to one place in big numbers).


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