Coup in Turkey – level 1

19-07-2016 07:00

In Tukey, almost 200 people die and over 1000 are injured. This happens when a part of the army tries to take control of the government.

It begins when rebel soldiers close some bridges in Istanbul. People do not know who is in control of the country.

Explosions happen in the capital of Ankara and also in Istanbul. Planes in Istanbul cannot fly.

The country’s president asks people for support. They support him. The coup is finished. The rebel soldiers leave their tanks.

Difficult words: almost (near), support (help), coup (a military revolution).

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

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