South Korean Building on Fire – level 2
An eight-storey building in South Korea was on fire. Firefighters believe that it began at the building’s parking lot.
More than 28 people died in the fire. Many more were injured. Most of the victims were trapped at a public bath on the second and third floors.
The Olympic torch was set to pass through the city but was re-routed.
Difficult words: storey (a floor in a building), trapped (not able to leave), re-route (change a path).
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