Shocking attack in China – level 3

25-06-2014 15:00

This surveillance camera footage shows the moment men armed with axes injured four people in a crowded chess hall in China on Sunday.

Two men can be seen loitering in the hall, until the first man slides an axe from underneath his shirt.

Just as he does, a second man in white can be seen lifting his T-shirt, quickly pulling out another axe and hitting a woman in the face.

Others in the hall quickly jump up, fighting back with chairs.

CCTV footage then shows the men with axes running away from people brandishing sticks and chairs outside the chess hall.

Four people were injured in the struggle with the attackers but their lives were not in danger, China Central Television reported.

Two of the attackers died from serious injuries and a third was arrested.

Difficult words: surveillance camera (security camera), footage (video), loiter (stand), CCTV (security camera), brandish (to wave something around in a dangerous way).

Source: www.itn.co.uk

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