Brazil school attack – level 2

10-04-2023 15:00

A man killed four children in a private preschool in southern Brazil.

The 25-year-old man climbed over a wall and got inside the building. He killed four children with a small axe and injured six others. After the attack, he turned himself into the police who arrested him. Police said that in 2021, the man stabbed his grandfather, and he also had a history of violence and drugs. The attack shocked local people who came to lay flowers and pay respect to the children who died.

One week ago, a 13-year-old student killed a teacher with a knife and injured five other people in Sao Paulo.

Difficult words: axe (a tool used for chopping wood), stab (to attack with a knife), violence (when someone behaves badly to others and wants to hurt them).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What could have been done to prevent the attack in the private preschool in southern Brazil?


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