Diamond heist was 'very quick' and 'very well organised'

A spokesman for Brussels Airport has given details of a robbery in which an armed gang targeted a plane preparing for take-off, stealing a haul of diamonds worth millions of pounds.

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'Huge diamond heist' in Brussels

An armed gang dressed as police officers are thought to be behind a diamond heist at Brussels Airport. There have been conflicting reports about the value of the stolen gems, ranging from £32.3m to £300m.