Fans and police – level 2
There was a basketball game in Arizona, USA. The home team lost. A team from Wisconsin beat it.
The fans of the home team took to the streets. Police said that they threw bottles and firecrackers at policemen. Someone filmed the incident. The film also showed a student. Police fired smoke bombs at him, and then they wrestled him to the ground.
Police arrested fifteen people in the incident. They later released fourteen. Five had minor injuries.
Difficult words: take to (go), firecracker (loud explosive firework), minor (small).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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