Shocking attack in China – level 1

25-06-2014 15:00

This happens in China. People play chess. Three men enter the chess hall. They have axes. They attack the people.

The chess players get up. They defend themselves with their chairs. The three men run away. People follow them.

People are injured. Two of the men die. One goes to the police station.

Difficult words: chess (a board game), axe (a sharp blade for cutting wood), defend (to protect), injured (to have problems with the body).

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