Armed robbers stole diamonds worth 350 million euro (£301 million) while the gems were being loaded onto a plane at Brussels Airport on Monday (February 18) evening.

Officials said, Two vehicles carrying four armed men drove up to a security van near the Swiss passenger plane

Both vehicles sped off after the robbery and one of them was later found, said officials, who would not comment on what was taken.

A spokesman for Brussels Airport said that the robbers managed to get onto the tarmac after breaking through the fence that surrounds the airport.

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