Earthquake in Afghanistan – level 1
There is an earthquake. It hits Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Tajikistan. Afghanistan is hit the most. Over 100 people die there.
An incident happens at a school. When the earthquake hits, people leave the school. Everybody is running and panicking. There are too many people. The situation is complete chaos. Twelve girls die in this incident.
Difficult words: earthquake (when the ground moves), incident (a situation when something not normal happens), panic (to be very shocked and afraid), chaos (when a lot of things happen at one).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
What do you think about this earthquake?
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