Conflict & Justice

Disguised as Police, Armed Robbers in Belgium Net $50 Million Worth in Diamonds


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Armed robbers have made off with a "gigantic" haul of diamonds after a rapid raid at Brussels Airport in Belgium.

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Disguised as police, they broke through a fence on Monday evening and broke into the cargo of a Swiss-bound plane to take the gems, estimated to be worth $50 million.

The World's Gerry Hadden reports on the daring heist.