Hamas attacks Israel – level 1

10-10-2023 07:00

Hamas attacks Israel on Saturday morning. It is a surprise attack.

Hamas fires more than 2,000 rockets. Hamas soldiers kill people in Israeli towns. Israel says that it is a war. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Israel will win the war. Hamas wants to free the al-Asqa mosque. Another group called Islamic Jihad joins the conflict. People worry that more fighting will start. Israel needs more soldiers.

Hamas kills more than 260 people at a music festival. Some people run away. There are people from other countries, too, for example, the United States or Germany.

Difficult words: surprise (when nobody expects that something will happen), mosque (a place where Muslims speak to their god), join (to take part in an activity or event).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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