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Crimes Notebook

Armed Robbers Steal 6-Figure Loot from Grand Casino, Basel Switzerland

French-speaking robbers armed with submachineguns and pistols fired several shots in a robbery of the Grand Casino in Basel, Switzerland near Airport Hotel, Basel Airport and the border with France. The robbery occurred about 4 a.m. (0200 GMT) with gunmen, dressed in black and wearing crash helmets. Robbers smashed cash desks with hammers and fired shots that sent staff and gamblers hitting the floor for cover. […]