A man kills a politician in a church – level 1

20-10-2021 07:00

David Amess is a British politician. He belongs to the same political group as the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. He dies last week.

Amess is in a church in Essex. He meets with his voters. A man runs in the church. He holds a knife. He attacks Amess. Amess dies. It is not possible to save his life.

Police arrest the attacker. The man is 25 years old. He is British. He comes from Somalia. Police say that it is a terrorist attack.

Another attack on a politician happens in 2016. A man kills Jo Cox. The British government says that it is important to keep politicians safe.

Difficult words: church (a building where Christians or Catholics meet), voter (a person who chooses someone to do a job in politics), terrorist attack (when someone kills or hurts other people because they believe and do different things).

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