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Brussels Airport Diamond Heist

ZAVENTEM , BELGIUM - FEBRUARY 18: (BELGIUM OUT , FRANCE OUT , NETHERLANDS OUT) The burnt out remains of the van used in the heist near Brussels Airport on February 18, 2013 in Zaventem, Belgium. Using a van and car to break down the security fence a gang of robbers stole diamonds estimated to be worth 50 Million Euros from a security van. (Photo by Mozkito/Photonews via Getty Images)

Armed robbers stage major diamond heist

Millions' of dollars worth of diamonds were stolen on the tarmac of Brussels international airport, Feb. 19. Eight armed and masked men made a hole in a security fence at Brussels' international airport, drove onto the tarmac and snatched millions of dollars' worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane without firing a shot, according to authorities.