Swiss plane robbed in Brussels

No shots were fired and no one was injured during the robbery.

Swiss plane robbed in Brussels

World Bulletin / News Desk

A Swiss International Airlines plane was robbed while loading cargo to depart for Zurich at Brussels (Zaventem) Airport on Monday.

Eight heavily armed men in two vehicles broke a fence to penetrate into the airport and stole millions of dollars worth of diamonds at night time. The robbers escaped and the robbery was confirmed by the authorities.

No shots were fired and no one was injured during the robbery.

A large-scale investigation has begun and one of the vehicles used in the robbery was found completely burnt near Zellik, Brussels.

Brussels Airport witnessed similar incidents in 1995 and 2000.

Last Mod: 19 Şubat 2013, 10:23
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