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Poland has started inspections around the area where the Nazi train is thought to be found abandoned in an underground tunnel since the end of the Second World War. Military units specialized in explosives have examined the site and have taken the first photographs, although excavations have not started at the moment, according to Reuters.
The area where the train is located is a railway route between Wroclaw and Walbryzch, which until the end of World War II were on German territory. In the last months of the war and due to the advance of the Red Army, the Germans withdrew and transported many valuables to Germany, the result of the looting of occupied Europe.
Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak confirmed last Thursday that a military reconnaissance team is going to inspect the place where the Nazi train is believed to be located but within the Executive itself there are voices that doubt its existence, among them the Minister of Culture, Malgorzata Omilanowska.
Treasure hunters who claim they have discovered the train have broken their anonymity to protest the lack of support from the Polish Administration. Their names are Piotr Koper and Andreas Richter and they have demanded from the local authorities 10% of the treasure that supposedly contains the train and assure that with those profits they would finance a museum in Walbrzych where the Nazi train and its history will be shown.