Attacks in Paris – level 2

16-11-2015 07:00

Across Central Paris, at least 120 people died in gun and bomb attacks. The attacks started at around 9:30 p.m. on Friday night.

People heard explosions at a stadium in the north of the city. An hour later, shootings at a bar and a restaurant happened around 5 miles from the stadium. Fourteen people died in those two incidents.

The deadliest attack took place at a concert hall around 11 p.m. A concert was taking place when four gunmen entered the hall and started shooting into the crowd. More than 80 people died.

These are the deadliest attacks in Europe since the 2004 Madrid bombing. 

Difficult words: incident (a situation when something very good or very bad happens), crowd (a lot of people).

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