Fire on a Chinese bus – level 1

17-07-2014 07:00

Chinese police release a video. The video is from a bus. It is full. There are around eighty people on it. It goes through a city centre. A man puts oil on the floor. He sets it on fire.

He injures thirty-two passengers. Sixteen of them have serious injuries. They are at hospital.

Police still don’t know the man’s name. The man is in hospital, too.

Difficult words: release (let people see), passenger (somebody who travels on a vehicle), serious (bad), injury (to be hurt).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

How would you punish the man who started the fire?


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