they picked up uncle's gun. Then they walked to the tree where uncle was tied up. as salva watched, one of the men aimed his gun at uncle. Three shots rang out. then the men ran away.
CRACK! POP-POP-CRACK ACK-ACK-ACK-ACK-ACK-ACK! gunfire! ''everyone,DOWN! ''go quickly,all of you,'' ''into the bush. Do you hear me? not home. don't run home.
salva has no choice. he jumped into the water and began to swim. A boy next to him grabbed him around the neck and clung to him tightly. Salva was forced under the surface without time to take more then a quick, shallow breath.