Hotel Under Snow in Italy – level 1
A rescue team goes to a hotel. They have to go fast. They do not have time. There are people under snow in the hotel. They need help.
Before this happens, there are four earthquakes in Italy. They start an avalanche. The avalanche goes to the hotel, and now the hotel is under snow.
27 people are inside the hotel. Snow blocks the road and a rescue team cannot use cars. The people have to go to the hotel through the storm on skis. They have only lights on their heads. This is a difficult way.
When they are at the hotel, they start to look for life. After some time, they find one person. This person is shocked but alive. The situation of the other people is not sure.
In August last year, a big earthquake hit the same region. 298 people die. This is a new tragedy in this region.
Difficult words: rescue (help), avalanche (a sudden movement of a big amount of snow down the hill), region (a big area).
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