Terrorist Attack in Las Vegas – level 2

09-10-2017 15:00

Last Sunday, there was a mass shooting in Las Vegas, USA. At least 58 people died and 500 more people were injured. It was probably the deadliest mass shooting in the American history.

People around the world paid tribute to the victims. Donald Trump and the First Lady led a moment of silence at the White House. There was a vigil at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. The Empire State Building in New York darkened its lights, and traders at the New York Stock Exchange had a minute of silence, too.

In Europe, members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg also stood in a silent tribute. People switched off the lights of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Difficult words: pay tribute (show respect), victim (a person who was killed or injured), vigil (a moment of silence – quiet and no speaking).

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