Dead Al-Qaeda Leader – level 1
Qasim al-Rimi is the founder and leader of a terrorist group Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan. In the 1990s, he trains soldiers at a terrorist camp. He prepares attacks on foreign embassies in Yemen. Police put him in prison. He stays in prison five years.
The US kills Rimi. The US president says that it is his plan to kill Rimi. However, the US president does not say when and where the US kill Rimi.
Some US officials believe that Rimi dies in a plane attack in Yemen. This attack happens at the end of January. The US president must confirm it.
Difficult words: founder (the person who starts an organization), camp (a place where soldiers train and live in tents), embassy (a place where work people who represent another country), confirm (to say if something happens).
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