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Google Maps sleuth finds 'secret' military base in desert surrounded by landmines

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Daily Star's biggest headlines straight to your inbox!An eagle-eyed Google Maps user has found a “secret” military base in the middle of the Sahara Desert surrounded by landmines.Aerial images taken from Google Earth show the facility in Niger, near the Libyan border.One user shared the finding on Reddit, with the title: “Secret base! (Middle of the Sahara)”The images show a landing strip, buildings, vehicles and a perimeter fence, surrounded by hundreds of miles of clear desert.One forum user replied: “Damn, that’s really out there.

What do you think those blue squares are? They look like pools but… probably not.”The camp, known as Aerodrome Madama, is actually a French Military airfield based in the border settlement on the northeast.

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