A police Forensics officer investigates the area near the Dresden Castle on Monday after the Green Vault was broken into. Photo: EPA-EFE

‘Billion-dollar heist’ as thieves snatch ‘priceless’ jewels from Dresden’s Green Vault museum

  • Police arrived on scene within minutes but suspects had already fled in waiting getaway car
  • Artefacts at Green Vault survived Allied bombing during World War II but were taken by Soviet Union before being returned in 1958
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A police Forensics officer investigates the area near the Dresden Castle on Monday after the Green Vault was broken into. Photo: EPA-EFE
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