Efraim Zuroff, the chief Nazi hunter with the Simon Wiesenthal Centre, has welcomed the arrest of Hans Lipschis over allegations he served as a Auschwitz death camp guard.
Lipschis number 4 on his current list of "most wanted Nazi war criminals".
Mr Zuroff told the Associated Press: "This is a very positive step, we welcome the arrest. I hope this will only be the first of many arrests, trials and convictions of death camp guards".
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