Tons of explosives buried by the Nazis in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula are now in danger of being re-used as Islamic State and other jihadi groups are digging up the desert to uncover this massive cache, the NEWSWEEK reported.

Reports confirmed that jihadists use the munitions as materials for making bombs, IEDs and other weapons.

Up to 17 million landmines are estimated to be buried in an arid area in Egypt’s northwest around the battleground of Al-Alamein battle, which took place between the Axis powers and Allied forces in 1942.

In 2004, a notorious jihadi group known as Ansar Beit al-Maqdis (which later pledged allegiance to ISIS), massacred 34 people in the resort city of Taba. The explosives used in the bloody attack were reportedly harvested from old mines.

In July 2015, ISIS-affiliated militants launched a wave of suicide bombings and attacks on Egyptian Army outposts, killing nearly 100 servicemen and civilians.

Egyptian authorities accused Hamas of smuggling weapons and ammunition to jihadi group following the overthrow of former president Mohammed Morsi.

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Alastair Northedge

Alamein is not situated in Sinai. And they’re just as likely to be British weapons/explosives.

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Nestor Makhno
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Nestor Makhno

The Nazis naver have reached the Sinai. El Alamein ( the two worlds )at which Rommel was beaten by the British is situated to the west of Alexandria. A long time ago, in the eightees, I have been there myself.

Juma Kinenekejo
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Juma Kinenekejo

so their Godfather .. Saudi are not paying them

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‘Tons of explosives buried by the Nazis in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula ‘

Unless my knowledge of history and geography is far out the Nazis were never in the Sinai peninsular. Al-Alamein west of Suez and Alexandria, Sinai to the East.

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John McCain, Hillary Clinton, where are you ??? ISIS needs weapons. Tell Netanyahu to give them some Israeli weapons !!! Oh no that will be too obvious !! Tell Egyptian Al Sisi, to leave some weapons for them on the field, and retreat. Tell Saudi king, don’t abandon your children hungry and thirsty in Sinai Desert, feed them.

Tomas Stacewicz
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Surreal…

ΠΕΤΡΟΣ ΙΩΑΝΝΗΣ ΚΕΚΙΤΖΟΓΛΟΥ
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ΠΕΤΡΟΣ ΙΩΑΝΝΗΣ ΚΕΚΙΤΖΟΓΛΟΥ

nazis was not there in sinai peninsula ever !!! That place n WWII was under british control

Alexander
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Alexander

Nazi’s die never occupy Sinaï peninsula… Hoax story

Matt
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@leithfadel d**n those Germans really know how to build stuff to make last a long time

Tata Soria
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Tata Soria

Después de 80 años es fantasía pues los explosivos se degradan son inestables pero lanoticia distrae del origen de los explosivos y armas de los terroristas. Arsenales libios saqueados por laOTAN

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Laura Green

That’s how Israel is fighting it’s enemies. Mercenaries are fighting and die – Israel is watching and laughing from a far.

Séamus Martin
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“Tons of explosives buried by the Nazis in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula …” Nonsense. The Afrika Korps barely made it across the border from Libya. They did not come within hundreds of miles of Sinai.

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Daeshbags Sux

(Just click under my text over : map of the el-Alamein battle zone 😉

Peter Voshefski
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Peter Voshefski

maybe they want my ’71 Kombi?

Syed Zafar Iqbal Jafri
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Syed Zafar Iqbal Jafri

That ISIL coming to Sinai via Israel and killing Egyptian soldiers. That is fact but sisi is still liking the a*s of Zionist entity. What kind of bastered he is.

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Daeshbags Sux

So you’d prefer Muslim Brotherhood AKA al-Qaeda to rule Egypt? And BTW, Daesh is just al-Qaeda in Iraq who have cutted links with Osama/al-Zawahiri and allied with Saddam’s gang… I’m gonna tell you something : you’re anti-semitic but what you seem not to know s that, by DNA analysis, arabs are a semitic people too so, even without knowing it, you’ve got jew blood too 🙂 In fact, you’re in the same case as homophobics are! You’d want to be jew but you’re too screwed in your craziness as homophobics are gays that can’t recognize they are so! And about… Read more »

Andrew Sivaram
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Andrew Sivaram

WW2-era explosives would be highly unstable or even liquefy and leak from their shells after so many decades. Only crazy people will attempt to salvage and reuse them….

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux

No specialist in explosives would mess with such s**t! In fact let’s hope they do : it’ll spare us JDAMs, GBU-xx and Hellfire missiles 🙂

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Flay the Daeshbags

how appropriate. ISIS is essentially the modern day Nazis.

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Not modern days : the link between radical islamism and nazism is proven since Amin al-Husseini, grand mufti of al-Aqsa met Hitler in 1941 then befriended Himmler. He became even general of the biggest Waffen SS legion, made only of bosnian muslims, they were 26,000 terrorizing the Balkans, then Amin went to Egypt and was joined by the infamous Otto Skorzeny which learnt all his terrorist tactics to his troops who further in history changed their name for PLO when his nephew (or young cousin) took control… I’m talking of… Arafat! It’s Amin who managed that mobile gas chambers followed… Read more »

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this is ridiculous guys, I just came back from Alamein, Only saw girls in bikinis and lots of booze, No jihadists at all there.

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Jens Holm

http://europe.newsweek.com/isis-hitler-islamic-state-egypt-world-war-ii-land-mines-jihad-bombs-explosives-488927

Easy to check.

Northwest in Egypt are some of the biggest landmine-fields ever(El Alemain). Its true thats old mines and parts of it was used in Sinai in 1934 in Sinai.

Seems that a lot of that old stuff from dry desert is intact since 1942(Rommel and Mongommery).

And its true its used both in Egypt and Libya much better than none – if You are a terrorist.