Beirut Explosion – level 1

07-08-2020 07:00

Beirut is the capital city of Lebanon. On Tuesday, a big explosion happens in Beirut. The explosion happens in the port. At first, nobody knows what makes the explosion. Some media say that a fireworks warehouse explodes.

However, later, officials have more information. Officials say that a warehouse of chemicals explodes. It seems that the warehouse is not safe. People in the warehouse do not keep the chemicals well.

The explosion kills more than 100 people. Hundreds of people end up in hospital. Many people say that the explosion breaks their windows. It destroys many houses. The explosion affects the whole city.

Difficult words: port (a place where ships go to do trade), warehouse (a building where people keep things),  destroy (to break something into so many parts that you cannot fix it), affect (to make a big change).

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