City without electricity – level 1

26-11-2021 15:00

12 years ago, fights start in Nigeria with militants. The Borno State is the center of the fights. Maidugri is the capital city of the Borno State. 800,000 people live there.

A bomb destroys the power lines. The power lines bring electricity to the city. Workers repair the lines. Then, militants destroy them again.

People are without electricity. Some businesses must use machines to make electricity. Some people lose their jobs. They start to work with the militants.

A Nigerian oil company has a plan. It will build a power plant. It will take some time. Workers must fix the power lines. Also, they must move the bombs on the roads.

Difficult words: militant (a person who fights against a country and its politics), destroy (to break into many tiny pieces), power plant (a factory which makes electricity).

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