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Former Nazi guard charged for killing half-a-million Jews

By Samyuktha
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London, July 29 (ANI): Samuel Kunz, a former Nazi death camp guard has been charged with participating in the murder of almost half-a-million Jews and other crimes during the Third Reich.

Ninety-year-old Kunz was informed of the charges against him last week, which included involvement in the extermination of 430,000 Jews at the Belzec death camp in occupied Poland.

Kunz has accepted that he was based there between 1942-1943, but denied "personal responsibility".

He is also charged of shooting the "work Jews", whom the Nazis kept alive to assist in the process of killing new arrivals. Kunz, Number 3 on the Simon Wiesenthal Centre's list of most-wanted Nazi suspects, lives near the German city of Bonn and yesterday refused to comment on the allegations," reports Daily Express.

The case against him has been sent to a court in the city, and the officials are checking whether and when to hold a trial. (ANI)

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