Jewels worth $50m stolen in Cannes heist

Police say armed man made off with jewels displayed at exhibition in French Riviera city.

    Jewels worth an estimated $50m have been stolen from a hotel in the south of France.

    Police say an armed man made off with the gems which were being displayed at an exhibition in the Riviera city of Cannes.

    Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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