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France: Motorway thieves steal $9.5m worth of jewels

Armed robbers in France have hijacked two vans carrying a reported €9m (£6m; $9.5m) worth of jewels.

Police officials say the attackers threw the drivers out on the A6 highway which connects Paris and Lyon before driving off with the jewellery.

Two burnt-out vans were later found in a forest nearby.

The BBC's Lucy Williamson has more.

  • 11 Mar 2015
  • From the section Europe
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