Fire at a petrol station – level 1
This happens at a petrol station. The petrol station is in Israel. A man is at the petrol station. He is filling his car with petrol.
A woman comes up to him. She asks him for cigarettes. The man says no.
The woman walks away for a second, but she comes back soon. She has a lighter. She sets the petrol pump on fire. There is fire everywhere. It is shocking, but everybody is OK.
Police arrest the woman.
Difficult words: fill (to put something inside something), lighter (a small thing which can make fire; people use this to light a cigarette), pump (the thing that you put in your car to fill your car with petrol).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
The woman must be crazy to do something like this! What do you think?
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