Cow crashes through coffee house roof injuring man playing dominoes

Gap-fill exercise

Cow crashes through coffee house
Fill in all the gaps with the correct form of the past tense simple or progressive. Press "Check" to check your answers.
Ethem Sahin (think) his friends were kidding when they told him how he (end) up in the hospital.

But they (witness) the cow fall through the roof of the coffee house where they (play) dominoes and knock Sahin unconscious.

"My friends (tell) me later what happened. I (can) believe it," Sahin told the Anatolia news agency.

Sahin's wife, Rahime, was equally incredulous.

"They told me that a cow (fall) on top of my husband," she .(say) "I thought they were kidding me. May God protect us from a worse accident."

Sahin was (treat) in the hospital for a broken leg and needed seven stitches to his forehead after the freak accident Tuesday in the central Anatolian city of Nevsehir.

The cow apparently (wander) from the hillside where it (graze) onto the roof of the coffee house, which was (build) into the side of the hill.

The cow was not seriously injured.