Attack in Somalia – level 1

23-07-2019 07:00

There is a terrorist attack on a hotel. The hotel is in Somalia. First, a car drives into the hotel. The car is full of explosives.

The car explodes. Then men with guns come into the hotel. They start shooting. Twenty-six people die. Fifty-six people are injured. Two of the dead are American. One of the dead is a Somali-Canadian journalist.

All of this happens on Friday 12th. The extremist group al-Shabab claims responsibility for the attacks.

Difficult words: explosives (bombs – things which explode), to be injured (have a problem with the body), claim responsibility (say that you did something).

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