Armed Robbers Steal $50 Million in Diamonds on Belgium Runway

Thieves pulled off an amazing diamond heist on a Belgium runway. They reportedly stole $50 million worth of diamonds in just five minutes. ABC News provides an animation showing how the thieves pulled off the rapid heist. The criminals were armed with machine guns, which was likely very frightening for the airport employees. Experts expect the thieves had military training and likely had inside help. Experts also think it will be very difficult for the thieves to sell the diamonds they stole. Take a look:

Posted on February 19, 2013

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