Plea over shock photos at French war atrocity site

Parents have been asked to keep a closer eye on young people visiting a wartime atrocity site after shocking photos were shared on social media.

The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is where 642 men, women and children were massacred by the SS in 1944.

Visitors have published dis-respectful images, ranging from smiling selfies at ruined buildings to skimpily dressed girls pouting beside burnt-out cars.

Social media users attacked posters of Oradour images, calling them indecent and pathetic

One naked man was even pictured mooning in ...

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