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One of Germany’s last war crimes trials has ended. Dutch-born 92-year-old Siert Bruins a security and border guard during World War Two was accused of killing a Dutch resistance fighter.The judge ordered the case to be dropped because too much evidence had been lost in the seven decades since the event. Prosecutors, who had been calling for a life sentence, had argued at the trial, which started in September, that Bruins killed a Dutch citizen, Aldert Klaas Dijkema, who was suspected of working for the resistance against German occupation of the Netherlands in September 1944. They said Dutch-born Bruins and another man, who has since died, shot Dijkema four times, once in the back of the head, possibly while he was fleeing. Prosecutors had called for a life sentence. White-haired Bruins, who showed little emotion, left the court with the help of a walking frame.Detlef Hartmann, lawyer for the victim’s sister, told reporters he was shocked at the court’s decision.“My cli