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Investors Iraq News
12-03-2014, 11:50 AM
By John Lee.
Three gunmen wearing military uniforms have stolen more than 250 pounds of gold from a jeweler in Baghdad.
A senior police official told NBC News that the men, traveling in a Land Cruiser with no licence plate and tinted windows, stopped a car belonging to the jeweler near the International Zone and threatened to kill him, before making off with three bags containing a total of 98 gold bars, with each weighing 2.2 pounds.
They also took a fourth bag filled with 37.5 pounds of “golden accessories”.
One estimate values that total haul at up to $3.8 million (4.4 billion Iraqi dinars).
(Source: NBC News)


Source: Iraq-BusinessNews.com. (http://www.iraq-businessnews.com/2014/12/03/baghdad-gunmen-steal-3-8m-gold/)

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