Robbers steal 9,000 French passports

4th February 2004, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, Feb 4 (AFP) - A gang has stolen 9,000 blank French passports and 6,000 vehicle registration cards after robbing a truck transporting them to a police station in a northern Paris suburb, police said Wednesday.

PARIS, Feb 4 (AFP) - A gang has stolen 9,000 blank French passports and 6,000 vehicle registration cards after robbing a truck transporting them to a police station in a northern Paris suburb, police said Wednesday.

The truck involved was found Tuesday, a short time after being hijacked by the gang, which also briefly took a hostage in the heist, officers said.

© AFP

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