Casino on Fire – level 1

07-06-2017 15:00

A man comes into a casino in Manila. He puts gasoline on the gambling tables. He sets them on fire. Thirty-six people die from the smoke.

People panic. They start running away. Seventy people are injured in the panic. Authorities say that this is not a terror attack. The man’s motive is robbery. He steals £1.7 million in chips.

However, the man later kills himself. Police find him dead. His body is in a nearby hotel.

Difficult words: authorities (the ‘bosses’ of a city/country), motive (why you do something), robbery (taking money or things), chip (a round thing in a casino which people use instead of money).

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