Train Disaster in India – level 1

26-01-2017 07:00

A train goes off the tracks in India. 36 people are dead. It happens at around midnight on Saturday. People are afraid that many passengers are trapped in the train. People try to get inside the broken train and help them.

Seven coaches are off the tracks. People do not know why the train goes off the tracks. About 50 passengers go to hospital.

India has the world’s third largest rail system. This system is big, but it needs repairs. Accidents like this happen sometimes.

Difficult words: tracks (a way for a train to travel), trap (be unable to leave somewhere because something is blocking the way), coach (one part of a train).

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