Current situation in Iraq – level 1

20-08-2014 07:00

This news is from Iraq. Islamic militants fight in Iraq. They kill other people. They take their homes. The people must leave.

One big group of people runs away. They stay on a mountain. The mountain is close to Syria. The people suffer. They have little food and water. The temperatures are high. They are tired and very sad.

Difficult words: militant (person who fights to change a political situation), suffer (go through a very difficult time).

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