The Powerful Earthquake in Mexico – level 2

27-09-2017 07:00

At least 245 people, including 21 children, died in an earthquake in Mexico City last week. The powerful quake struck during an earthquake drill. It struck also exactly 32 years after an earthquake that killed thousands in Mexico City, as well.

There are many rescue operations going day and night right now across the city. In one operation, people are pulling children from the rubble of their school.

Difficult words: earthquake (when the ground moves), strike (hit), drill (training), rubble (pieces of a broken building).

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