In this photo taken from video footage, Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma handles a 706-carat diamond presented to him during a meeting with delegates of Kono district, where the gem was found, at the presidential office in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Thursday. Photo: AP In this photo taken from video footage, Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma handles a 706-carat diamond presented to him during a meeting with delegates of Kono district, where the gem was found, at the presidential office in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Thursday. Photo: AP
In this photo taken from video footage, Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma handles a 706-carat diamond presented to him during a meeting with delegates of Kono district, where the gem was found, at the presidential office in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Thursday. Photo: AP

Pastor discovers 706-carat diamond in Sierra Leone, then gives it to the government

In this photo taken from video footage, Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma handles a 706-carat diamond presented to him during a meeting with delegates of Kono district, where the gem was found, at the presidential office in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Thursday. Photo: AP In this photo taken from video footage, Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma handles a 706-carat diamond presented to him during a meeting with delegates of Kono district, where the gem was found, at the presidential office in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Thursday. Photo: AP
In this photo taken from video footage, Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma handles a 706-carat diamond presented to him during a meeting with delegates of Kono district, where the gem was found, at the presidential office in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Thursday. Photo: AP
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