People Are Killed in Japan – level 1

11-08-2016 07:00

This news is from Japan. A man works at a facility. This facility helps disabled people.

The man stops working at the facility. He sends a letter to politicians. He says that he wants to kill many disabled people.

People send him to hospital. He is in hospital for two weeks.

The man comes back to the facility. He has a knife. He kills 19 people. He injures 25 more people.

Difficult words: facility (a building that gives some kind of service), disabled (a disabled person has problems with their mind or body), politician (a person that is a leader and who talks and makes rules), injure (do something bad to somebody’s body).

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