1,200 fake life jackets that would have been sold to refugees were seized in a raid by Turkish authorities.

Vocabulary

FAKE => not true or real; meant to look real or genuine but not real or genuine.

LIFE JACKET =>    LIFE JACKET.jpg (‘life vest’ in British English). A life jacket is a jacket or a vest designed to save you from drowning by holding you up when you are in the water.

SEIZED => TO SEIZE => To confiscate; to take possession of by legal authority.

SOAKED => TO SOAK => To (cause to) become thoroughly wet or filled with water or other liquid.

CAPSIZED => TO CAPSIZE => To turn over.   Capsized meaning.jpg

ROUGH SEA => Stormy or choppy sea.    rough seas meaning.jpg

DROWNED => TO DROWN => To die by being underwater too long and unable to breathe.

In my opinion, this is cruelty. These people suffered enough. It is not possible to justify this mean and heartless act. I hope it won’t happen again.

An article on this topic: Independent

 

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