Roof falls down – level 2
Players and fans at the Vietnam Badminton Open had a narrow escape after the roof of the sports centre collapsed. It fell on one of the courts.
Luckily, the players were not at the courts when the roof fell. Fans alerted them to the danger. Nobody was injured.
People closed the sports center for repairs and now they investigate the incident.
Difficult words: narrow escape (to escape danger narrowly), collapse (to fall), court (area for playing games like badminton and tennis).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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