Van Attack in Germany – level 2
A van drove into a restaurant terrace in a city in western Germany killing two people and injuring around 20.
The driver of the van was a 48-year-old German who shot and killed himself afterwards. The police searched four homes which are connected to him, and they did not find anything which would show an extremist or political motive. The man was not a refugee. The police say that he had mental health problems.
Difficult words: afterwards (after), motive (the reason why someone does something), mental health (health problems of the brain; a ‘crazy’ person has mental problems).
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