Oil Spill in Indonesia – level 1

10-04-2018 07:00

Oil spills in Indonesia. It is in the port city of Balikpapan. Four people die. One person is missing. The oil covers around 18 square kilometres.

The oil makes people’s lives difficult. Hundreds of people get sick. The leaders give people masks for protection.

Fishermen also have a problem. Their boats are damaged. They cannot fish. They protest and ask for help.

Difficult words: spill (when a liquid gets out of its container), be missing (we do not know where the person is and if the person is OK), damaged (broken).

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