Attack in Belgium – level 2

01-06-2018 07:00

Police let out a drug dealer and robber was on a day release in the city of Liege in Belgium. He carried out a terror attack that left three people dead.

He stole guns of two police officers and shot them. Then he later killed a third person. Everything ended after police shot him dead. He was 36-year-old Benjamin Herman.

A prison source later said that Herman became close to radical inmates, was psychologically unstable and wanted to carry out attacks. People said that he shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ when he attacked.

Difficult words: day release (a day when you can leave the prison), prison source (somebody from the prison who talks to the media), inmate (prisoner), Allahu Akbar (the Arabic words for ‘God is great’).

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