Cocaine in banana boxes – level 1

12-05-2015 07:00

This news is from Berlin. Boxes with bananas come to a supermarket. The employees look in the boxes. They find bananas and cocaine.

The employees contact the police. The police come and seize the boxes. The boxes have 380 kilograms of cocaine in them. The cocaine is worth 15 million euros.

Difficult words: employee (a person who works somewhere), seize (to take), is worth (to have price in money).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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