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8 armed men drive into Brussels airport and steal diamonds worth $50 million from plane

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BRUSSELS — Eight masked gunmen forced their way through the security fence at Brussels’ international airport, drove onto the tarmac and snatched some $50 million worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane without firing a shot. The gang responsible for one of the biggest diamond heists in recent years used two black vehicles with a flashing blue police lights in their daring raid late Monday, said Anja Bijnens, spokeswoman for the Brussels prosecutor’s office. (www.washingtonpost.com) Más...

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dg1941
dg1941 2
This is not good, especially because they make it look easy.
Av8nut
Michael Fuquay 1
Ocean's 8?
N5DW
N5DW 1
I see another jewel heist movie coming out.
TheHDAviation
Jesse Adams 0
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Gunmen carry out diamond heist at Brussels airport

Police on Tuesday were looking for eight men who made a hole in a security fence of Brussels' international airport, drove onto the tarmac and robbed tens of millions of dollars' worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane.

http://news.msn.com/world/gunmen-carry-out-diamond-heist-at-brussels-airport
Shadowstarz
Shadowstarz -1
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Multimillion-dollar diamond heist in Brussels

BRUSSELS (AP) — Eight masked gunmen forced their way through the security fence at Brussels' international airport, drove onto the tarmac and snatched some $50 million worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane without firing a shot.

The gang responsible for one of the biggest diamond heists in recent years used two black vehicles with a flashing blue police lights in their daring raid late Monday, said Anja Bijnens, spokeswoman for the Brussels prosecutor's office.

"They tried to pass themselves off as police officers," Bijnens said Tuesday. The robbers, who wore outfits resembling dark police clothing, got away with 120 parcels, mostly containing diamonds but some also holding precious metals.

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