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Three handed life sentences for WWII Nazi massacre in Italy

Another three former Nazi officials acquitted

26 October, 20:35
Three handed life sentences for WWII Nazi massacre in Italy (ANSA) - Rome, October 26 - Three former Nazi officials were handed life sentences on Friday by a military appeals court in Rome for their roles in the deaths of some 400 civilians in the central Italian region of Tuscany during World War II.

The three former German officials of the 'Hermann Goring' division, who are now in their 90s, were sentenced to life for their roles in massacres that took place in the Spring of 1944 on the Apennine mountain range in central Italy.

Another three men were acquitted.

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