Paris Attack – level 2

30-09-2020 15:00

On Thursday, an 18-year-old from Pakistan attacked several people with a meat cleaver. The attack happened in Paris near the former offices of the magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Police arrested the man near a metro station. They arrested six other people, and they also closed an area nearby because they found a strange package there.

Charlie Hebdo is a satirical magazine, and in 2015, Islamic terrorists attacked its offices, and they killed 12 people. It is a secret where the offices are now. Currently, a trial is under way with 14 people who were involved in the 2015 attack. Police and media are watching the trial very closely.

Difficult words: meat cleaver (a heavy tool that is used for cutting meat), satirical (when somebody criticizes other people or ideas in a funny way), under way (happening now).

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