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Car covered with Nazi symbols raises alarm in China, leads to arrest of local

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TAIPEI, Taiwan (JTA) — The Israeli consulate in Chengdu, China, raised an alarm about a white car with multiple Nazi symbols found in the Sichuan capital, prompting local officials to make an arrest.

On Wednesday, the Israeli Consul General’s office in Chengdu — one of four Israeli consulates in mainland China — posted a photo on WeChat of the car, which featured an eagle clutching a swastika and the words “Waffeen [sic] SS” spraypainted on its hood. The Waffen SS was an infamous Nazi military group.

“On Chengdu’s busiest street, a car with a spray-painted swastika was seen parading around the streets. Deeply shocked,” the post read.

“We believe the owner of the car placed this evil symbol in a prominent location........

© The Times of Israel

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