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Robbery thwarted in Italy after thieves set up massive burning barrier in attempt to steal from armored vehicle

This robbery attempt went up in flames.

The driver of an armored vehicle managed to foil an elaborate plan by thieves who had set fire to numerous vehicles on both sides of a highway in Italy.

They also scattered nails along the highway running through Milan.

Their robbery attempt was thwarted...

In this photo released by the Italian Firefighters, firemen try to extinguish a dozen vehicles on fire on a highway near Milan, Italy, in the early hours of Wednesday, Jan. 29. 2020. In a bid to rob an armored vehicle, a gang of thieves set up barriers of burning vehicles and spilled nails on a ...