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Thieves bulldoze concentration camp memorial

Theives bulldoze Langenstein-Zwieberge memorial site.
Theives bulldoze Langenstein-Zwieberge memorial site. Image by Frédéric BISSON / CC BY 2.0

Saxony police are searching for thieves who vandalised a former concentration camp memorial site with a bulldozer they stole from a nearby building site. The assailants caused around €50,000 worth of damage at the Langenstein-Zwieberge site when they bulldozed 500 metres of the perimeter fence. Police do not believe there was a political motive behind the destruction. Read more: thelocal.de