Most pranks are funny on some level. This prank isn’t funny on any level.
According to reports and firsthand accounts from passengers, a group of kids got hold of the keys that operated the loudspeaker aboard a Belgian train and made an announcement instructing all of the Jews aboard to “get off at Auschwitz and take a shower.”
The exact words, spoken in French, were: “Ladies and gentlemen, we are approaching Auschwitz. All Jews are requested to disembark and take a short shower.”
Not only isn’t the prank funny, the stupidity of the pranksters is evident, considering Auschwitz is in Poland and the train was traveling through Germany.
Officials are investigating the incident.