Police Come to a Temple – level 1

21-02-2017 07:00

This news is from Thailand. There is a sect. The sect lives in a temple. It has a leader. He is 72 years old. Police want to arrest him.

The police come to the temple. There are around 3,000 police officers. They want to arrest the leader.

We do not know if he is in the temple. We do not know if he is arrested.

Difficult words: sect (a group of people with a very specific religion – it can be extreme or even dangerous), temple (a building for a god, like a church, a synagogue, or a mosque), leader (a boss).

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