Helicopter attack kills refugees from Somalia

Q: At least 42 people, including women and children, were killed when a boat carrying Somali refugees off the coast of Yemen was fired at from a helicopter. Where is Somalia?

Circle the area on this map

Q: Yemen is north of Somalia on the . . .

A. Arabian Peninsula

B. Arabian Sea

C. Red Sea

D. All of the above

Q: Survivors said their boat was fired at by an Apache helicopter gunship and a military vessel. What nation on the Arabian Peninsula has been supplied with Apache helicopters by the United States?

A. Iran

B. Iraq

C. Saudi Arabia

D. Syria

Q: UN officials said the refugees were trying to cross the Red Sea from Yemen to reach what country on Egypt’s southern border?

A. Libya

B. Sudan

C. Zaire

D. Zambia

Q: The UN says 20 million people are facing starvation in Somalia, Yemen, South Sudan and Nigeria. What do these nations have in common?

A. Armed conflict

B. Blighted crops

C. Communist rulers

D. All of the above

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