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Highway robbery: armed Italian ambush nets 10m euros

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Highway robbery: armed Italian ambush nets 10m euros

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There has been a daring daylight armed robbery on a motorway in northern Italy.

Police say a gang with an array of heavy weapons staged a military-style ambush on a security van between Como and the Swiss border.

The vehicle had just made collections from several banks and big shops.

The robbers fired 48 shots and made off with 10-million euros.