A boat catches fire – level 1

16-06-2023 15:00

A boat catches fire in Egypt’s Red Sea. The name of the boat is Hurricane. Three people are missing.

The incident happens in a place where people go to watch sharks. The fire starts because of a problem with the boat’s electricity. Twelve British people and twelve Egyptian crew members are safe. But rescuers can’t find three more British people.

Many tourists from Europe go to Egypt’s Red Sea resorts. They are very good for diving. Egypt tries hard to bring back its tourism. It is important for the country’s business. In the past, there are political problems and problems with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Difficult words: missing (when people don’t know where somebody is), crew (people who work on a plane or ship), resort (a place which is popular for holidays).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What measures have been taken by Egypt to deal with the safety issues faced by tourists visiting its Red Sea resorts?


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