Police brutality in Cairo – level 2
A policeman got into an argument with a vendor over the price of a cup of tea. The policeman shot the vendor dead and injured two others. The incident happened in a Cairo suburb.
The killing is the latest in a series of incidents in recent months. The Egyptian public is angry about police brutality. There was a riot after the latest incident.
Difficult words: vendor (a person who sells something), suburb (an outer city area where people live), riot (a violent, angry protest).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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