Armed gang break into airport for diamond haul on plane
Eight masked gunmen forced their way through the security fence at Brussels Airport, drove on to the tarmac and snatched diamonds worth more than £32million from the hold of a plane.
The gang responsible for one of the biggest diamond heists in recent years used two black vehicles with flashing blue police lights in the raid on Monday, said Anja Bijnens, spokeswoman for the Brussels prosecutor’s office.
“They tried to pass themselves off as police officers,” she said.
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