Prison break in Brazil – level 1
This happens in Brazil. It is about thirteen prisoners. They are in one cell. Their guard does not check it. They have time to dig a tunnel. They use the tunnel and they run away. They film the situation on a phone.
It is the guard’s fault. He gets in trouble for this. Police look for the prisoners. They find two of them.
Difficult words: cell (prisoner’s small room), guard (person who checks something), dig (to make space in the ground).
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