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Robbers grab $36 million Samsung electronics in Brazil

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SAO PAULO - Around 20 armed robbers raided a Samsung plant in southeastern Brazil on Monday, leaving with 40,000 smartphones, laptops, tablets and other electronics worth $36 million that were loaded in seven trucks, police said. 

A Samsung sign is seen on January 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada

The thieves arrived after midnight at the plant in Campinas, a city near Sao Paulo, taking guards and 200 employees hostage, a local police spokesman told AFP.

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