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Killer neo-Nazis seen at play in holiday snaps

The Local · 9 May 2012, 12:54

Published: 09 May 2012 12:54 GMT+02:00

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The pictures of the trio from the eastern German town of Zwickau show the neo-Nazi murderers relaxing on holiday at the beach, carrying surfboards, wearing sunglasses, sitting on a boat, and smiling in a campervan similar to the one that two of them later committed suicide in.

See the NSU's holiday snaps here

The photos of Uwe Böhnhardt, Uwe Mundlos and Beate Zschäpe were released as part of police investigations into the terrorists, who are thought to have killed nine people of immigrant descent and a policewoman between 2000 and 2007.

"The federal state prosecutors and the federal police force are once again appealing to the public to help in the further investigation of the crimes committed by the far-right terrorist group NSU," the police said in a statement on its website.

Police have already found a surfboard and six mountain bikes thought to have been used by the NSU. "Where did these people spend time, or where were they noticed?" the police statement said. "And who can offer information about the surfboard?"

The NSU are also thought to have been behind several bank robberies, two arson attacks, and a 2004 nail-bomb attack.

Böhnhardt and Mundlos were found dead in a campervan in November 2011 after having been surrounded by police following a botched bank robbery. Zschäpe gave herself up to police a few days later.

The police said the holiday snaps were all taken between 2004 and 2009, except two, which were taken in the early 1990s.

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16:31 May 9, 2012 by Navigator_B
"the police statement said. "And who can offer information about the surfboard?""

Am I missing something here, like was the surfboard used as a weapon or something? Are the police just pretending to carry out a thorough investigation when it's too late?
16:34 May 9, 2012 by William Thirteen
Surf Nazis Must Die! - see Wikipedia
04:58 May 10, 2012 by Aryan Graphics Designs
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20:50 May 11, 2012 by Masala
What's he planning on surfing? Looks pretty flat from where I'm standing.

Case and point: Nazis are typically a little slow ...
15:23 May 12, 2012 by Bruno53
I suggest to the dirty neonazis to take their vacations in Northern Australia. There, I hope they encounter the salt water crocodiles that will have a snack wiith them.
16:05 May 16, 2012 by Foreignvader
That is a windsurfing board. The fin is a giveaway. The gear strapped to the board is the rest of the rig (sail and mast).
21:51 May 25, 2012 by Bruno53
Sure wish it was northern Australia where that neonazi pig is taking his vacations. The salt water crocodiles will take care of him! HA HA!
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