VILNIUS, August 23 (Itar-Tass) —— An act of vandalism was staged at the burial place of Holocaust victims in the Lithuanian city of Vilkaviskis. Unidentified persons daubed a swastika and a Nazi slogan on a memorial stone at the cemetery, a local commissar of the police reported on Thursday.
A preliminary investigation was started. According to Lithuanian laws,the guilty can be punished by community work, and arrest or imprisonment for up to one year.
Nazis and their flunkeys exterminated 3,000 Jews in the Vilkaviskis area in the years of the Second World War.