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Masked Gunmen Heist $50M in Diamonds at Airport in Brussels

Posted: Feb. 19th, 2013  |  By DailyLuxe News

Associated Press/Yves Logghe

The story from Yahoo News has the drama usually reserved for a scene from a movie.

Without firing a shot, eight masked gunmen heisted about $50 million in diamonds from an airport in Brussels, reports Yahoo News.

The thieves made the dramatic heist as the precious cargo was being loaded onto a Zurich-bound flight ofHelvetic Airways. Caroline De Wolf of the Antwerp World Diamond Center confirmed the value of the stolen diamonds.

An airport spokesman said the robbers made a hole in the perimeter fence and drove up to the Swiss passenger plane, which was ready to leave. The robbers got out of the car, flashed machine guns at pilots and security transport workers before taking the loot from the hold, which was accessed from outside.

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