Military buff finds £2million worth of gold bullions hidden inside his £30,000 Iraqi tank

Mail Online | 4/10/2017 | Mail Online Reporter (Posted by) Level 4
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A military buff who bought a tank on eBay for £30,000 could not believe his eyes when he found £2million in gold bars hidden inside.

The five gold bars, hidden in the diesel tank, are believed to have been looted by Iraqi soldiers during the invasion of Kuwait in 1990.

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Nick Mead, 55, runs Tanks-a-Lot on a site in Helmdon, Northamptonshire and was restoring the Russian T54 tank to add to the collection of 150 military vehicles.

Mr Mead had traded an Army lorry and an Abbot self-propelled gun for the tank.

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He had found machine gun ammunition while stripping it down and feared guns might have been stored inside the fuel tank.

Mr Mead told The Sun: 'They must have cut a hole in the fuel tank and rammed it full of gold bars.'

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Mr Mead and his mechanic Todd Chamberlain were filming the operation because they feared they might...
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