Taliban takes over Afghanistan – level 1

20-08-2021 07:00

Terrorists attack the US 20 years ago. The US and UK start a war in Afghanistan.

Now, American soldiers leave Afghanistan. They leave the new government. The Taliban quickly gets control of the country. The Taliban is a strong terrorist group.

The Afghan president leaves the country. The Taliban goes in the president’s building only a few hours later.  Many people are scared. They want to leave Afghanistan.

Kabul is the capital of Afghanistan. Roads in Kabul are full of cars. People drive away from Kabul.

Foreign diplomats are quickly leaving Afghanistan. Many Afghan people go to the airport in Kabul. They jump on planes. They run on runways. Many people die.

Difficult words: terrorist (a person who hurts or kills people to make a government do something), foreign diplomat (a person who works for his country in another country), runway (a long hard piece of land where planes take off and land).

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