Terrorist Attack in Las Vegas – level 3

09-10-2017 15:00

The world has paid tribute to the victims of last Sunday’s Las Vegas shooting attack in which at least 58 people died and over 500 were injured. People have called the terrorist attack the deadliest mass shooting in US history.

In the United States, Donald Trump and the First Lady led a moment of silence on the White House South Lawn, people held a candle-lit vigil at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas, and musicians led prayers and tributes at the home of country music in Nashville. The Empire State Building in New York darkened its lights, and traders at the New York Stock Exchange observed a moment of silence.

In Europe, members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg also stood in a silent tribute, and people switched off the lights of the Eiffel Tower in Paris in homage to the victims.

Difficult words: pay tribute (show respect), vigil (a moment of silence), prayers (a religious service), observe (take part in), homage (a special honour or respect shown publicly).

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