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AT LEAST 1 KILLED AND 13 WOUNDED IN A SHOOTING AT A RESTAURANT IN TORONTO

Toronto, Canada / At least one person was killed and 13 others were injured in a shooting at a restaurant in Toronto, police said on Monday.

The incident took place on Sunday night in the Danforth area of Canada’s largest city, and the assailant has been killed, Toronto Police said.

“14 victims were shot with a handgun. 1 female adult has died,” Toronto Police said on Twitter, citing Police Chief Mark Saunders, who was present at the scene.

The police added that a young girl was in a critical condition and the homicide unit was investigating the incident.

Witnesses reported hearing dozens of gunshots in the area on Sunday night after which a large number of security and medical personnel arrived in the area.

The Danforth, also known as Greektown, is a popular area in Toronto’s eastern Riverdale neighborhood, known for restaurants and its annual “Taste of the Danforth” food festival held in mid-August. (23 July 2018, EFE/Practica Español)

Comprehension

Lee la noticia y responde a las preguntas. (Read the news and answer the questions.)

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Question 1
En la noticia se dice que...  
A
se ha producido un tiroteo en una ciudad de Canadá.
B
se ha registrado un incidente en una ciudad estadounidense.
C
ha habido un tiroteo en la capital de Canadá.
Question 2
Según el texto...  
A
ninguna persona ha sido herida durante el tiroteo.
B
más de una decena de personas han resultado heridas.
C
no se ha registrado ninguna víctima mortal.
Question 3
El tiroteo se produjo a mediodía.  
A
No se sabe.
B
Así es.
C
Para nada.
Question 4
En el texto se dice que...  
A
la policía ha señalado que ha escapado el agresor.
B
la policía anunció que el sospechoso se encuentra ileso.
C
la policía ha indicado que el autor de los disparos ha muerto.
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Vocabulary

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Question 1
En la noticia, 'ha fallecido' significa que alguien...    
A
'ha perdido'.
B
'ha estado herido'.
C
'ha muerto'.
Question 2
En la noticia, 'en estado crítico'...  
A
hace referencia al estado de salud de una persona.
B
hace referencia a una persona que es crítica.
C
hace referencia a una persona que está investigando el suceso.
Question 3
Algo que se hace  'previamente', se realiza...  
A
'con anticipación'.
B
'sin prisas'.
C
'después de que algo suceda'.
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