Turkey shoots down a Russian plane – level 1
Russia fights the Islamic State. They fight in Syria. Syria borders with Turkey.
A Russian plane flies close to the border. Turkey shoots the plane down.
This is a problem. Russia is not happy about this. People are investigating the incident.
Difficult words: border verb (to touch; to be close to), border noun (a line where two countries touch), investigate (to try to get more information and to understand), incident (a situation when something bad happens).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
What do you think about this incident between Turkey and Russia?
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