Arrests in $50M diamond heist

Associated Press
A gate is locked by a chain near to where men made a whole in a fence next to the tarmac at Brussels international airport, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. Police on Tuesday are looking for eight men who made a hole in a security fence of Brussels' international airport, drove onto the tarmac and robbed tens of millions of dollars worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

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31 people in a three-nation sweep were arrested on May 8 in conjuction with the spectacular $50 million diamond heist at Brussels Airport. In February, eight masked gunmen drove onto the tarmac and snatched some $50 million worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane without firing a shot.

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