Soldier shoots people – level 1

08-04-2014 15:00

Here is some news from the USA. A soldier fought in Iraq. He is not mentally OK. He is under a lot of stress. He does something bad at a military base in Texas.

He drives to two buildings. He starts to shoot a gun. He kills three people. He injures sixteen people. People stop the soldier. He kills himself.

This is not the first shooting at this base. There was a shooting in 2009. That shooting killed thirteen people. It injured thirty-two people. President Obama is worried about this event.

Difficult words: mentally (with the mind), to be under a lot of stress (to be very unhappy), military base (place with soldiers), injure (have problems with the body).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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