Grounds of psychiatric hospital in Tyrol province
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Nazi-era graves to be dug up in Austria

Officials in western Austria have said exhumations will take place at a psychiatric hospital thought to contain the remains of Nazi victims.

The bodies of 220 people have been discovered at a hospital cemetery in Hall in Tyrol province.

It has raised suspicions that some of them were disabled people killed by the Nazis because they were deemed unfit to live.

Kerry Skyring reports from Vienna.

  • 05 Jan 2011
  • From the section Europe