Terror attack in Tunisia – level 3
At least 27 have been killed in a terrorist attack on a number of Tunisian tourist hotels.
Tunisian TV ran this footage from one hotel close to where the attacks took place.
A security source said the police had shot dead one of the gunmen who was armed with a Kalashnikov assault rifle. Holidaymakers heard the attack taking place while sunbathing and were told to take shelter inside.
Sousse is one of Tunisia’s most popular beach resorts, drawing visitors from Europe and neighbouring North African countries.
The country has been on high alert since March, when Islamist militant gunmen attacked the Bardo Museum in Tunis. That attack killed a group of foreign tourists in one of the worst recent attacks in the North African country.
Difficult words: footage (video), assault rifle (a lightweight rifle – a long gun for shooting at distant targets), draw (attract).
LEARN 3000 WORDS with NEWS IN LEVELS
News in Levels is designed to teach you 3000 words in English. Please follow the instructions
How to improve your English with News in Levels:
- Do the test at Test Languages.
- Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.
- Read two news articles every day.
- Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.
- Listen to the news from today and read the text at the same time.
- Listen to the news from today without reading the text.
- Answer the question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.
- Choose one person from the Skype section.
- Talk with this person. You can answer questions from Speak in Levels.
Stock images by Depositphotos