White Helmets in Syria – level 2

02-03-2018 15:00

Ghouta is an area in Syria which was heavily bombarded recently, and more than 500 civilians died.

There is a video of White Helmet members rushing in to find survivors after a bombing in the eastern part of Ghouta. This attack happened as the UN Security Council worked on a deal to get people to stop fighting in Syria for some time.

Difficult words: civilian (a person who is not a soldier or in the military), White Helmet (a person who finds survivors or dead people after bombings in Syria).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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