Veterans Block Roads – level 1

20-09-2018 07:00

Kosovo is a part of Serbia until the 1990s. A war starts between Albanians and Serbians. Albanians separatists want to leave Serbia. Over 10,000 people die.

This month, Albanian war veterans from Kosovo block roads. They want to stop a visit by the Serbian president. They burn tires. They put big pieces of wood and big cars in the roads.

During the war, one veteran says that he and other soldiers stop tanks. He says that they can stop the president, also.

Difficult words: separatist (someone who wants a part of a country to be a free country), veteran (someone who is in a war), tires (the ‘circles’ on a car that move the car).

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