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Nazi Slaughter Inquiry

Polish prosecutors have re-opened a 71-year-old investigation into the rape and murder of 20 Jewish women during the German occupation of the country during World War II.

The woman - part of a forced labour group in Bzury - are said to have been attacked and killed by Polish nationals working with the Nazi occupiers in 1941.

Officials investigated the case after the end of the war but while one man was convicted, a further six suspects- now all dead - were never charged.

Government prosecutor Radoslaw Ignatiew told local media the investigation - aims to find where the bodies were buried and round up any still-surviving suspects.

The inquiry was triggered by Poland's 'Last Witness' laws which seeks out the last possible surviving witnesses of war crimes from the Word War II occupation.

German Herald





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