Boat goes down – level 1

11-08-2015 07:00

This happens in the Mediterranean Sea. A boat is sailing to Europe. There are 700 migrants on the boat.

A rescue boat approaches it. People start to move. The boat is not big enough for them. The boat turns over. It is a fishing boat. It can only hold 30 to 50 people, not 700 people.

Twenty-five people die. Rescue people save 400 people.

Difficult words: sail (when a boat moves in the water with a sail – a big cloth that moves the boat), rescue boat (a boat which saves people), approach (to come).

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