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Alleged Auschwitz camp guard arrested

BERLIN — A 93-year-old man who was deported from the United States for lying about his Nazi past was arrested by German authorities Monday on allegations that he served as an Auschwitz death camp guard, Stuttgart prosecutors said.

Hans Lipschis was taken into custody after authorities concluded there was ‘‘compelling evidence’’ he was involved in crimes at Auschwitz while there from 1941 to 1945, prosecutor Claudia Krauth said.

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