Boat goes down – level 2

11-08-2015 07:00

Some fishing boats should only have 30 to 50 people on board, but there were 700 migrants on one fishing boat.

The boat was on its way to Europe, but it capsized off the coast of Libya. It happened when a rescue boat approached – the people started moving and they capsized the boat. Rescuers saved around 400 people and recovered 25 bodies.

The Mediterranean Sea is the world’s most deadly border area for migrants. So far, more than 2,000 migrants died this year.

Difficult words: capsize (turn over), approach (come), recover (find).

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