News (Upper Intermediate)

30 September 2002
Ferry Disaster - 1000 Feared Dead

You are going to hear a story about a ferry accident. Listen and put in the missing words.

An overcrowded ferry sank off the west coast of Africa last week. The Prime Minister of Senegal said that there 1,034 passengers. The boat was designed to take passengers.

64 people have been rescued and 350 have been found. Photos and videos taken by of the passengers showed that the boat was and was leaning to one side when it port.

A government spokesperson said, ‘the responsibility of state is obvious.’ He said the government would the families of the victims.


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