Israeli PM honours Holocaust victims

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu honoured Holocaust victims at a war memorial in the Polish capital, on the eve of the 65th anniversary of the Auschwitz death camp's liberation.

The Israeli leader bowed his head in front of the imposing grey marble "Umschlagplatz" memorial in the centre of Warsaw, laying a wreath draped in a banner in the blue and white colours of the Israeli flag.

It was from the infamous "Umschlagplatz" site that in 1942 Warsaw's WWII Nazi German occupiers sent more than 300,000 Jews by train to the notorious Treblinka death camp, 100 kilometres (60 miles) northeast of the city.

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