Men sleep on bridge – level 2

21-10-2022 15:00

On Monday morning, two men climbed up a bridge in Dartford, UK. They set up hammocks on the bridge, and they spent the night there.

The incident caused chaos on the bridge because authorities closed the bridge for two days. The lines of cars were nearly 10 kilometers long.

Later, police arrested the men who belonged to the climate activist group Just Stop Oil. They protested against the government’s plans to continue extraction of oil and gas. They said that the UK needed to use other energy sources.

More protests recently happened by the group in London. Last week, two young women threw tomato soup at a famous painting at the National Gallery. Another incident happened when a man sprayed orange paint over a luxury car showroom.

Difficult words: hammock (a hanging bed), chaos (a situation where nobody know what to do), extraction (the collection of a material or resource from the ground).

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