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Dutch businessman robbed of $5.8 Million in Dubai

In Dubai, a Dutch businessman was robbed on the street of a possibly large sum of money. He was repeatedly stabbed with a knife in broad daylight.

According to the Arab Gulf News the thieves stole $ 5.800.000 dollar from him. The man would have just picked up the money at an exchange office. Police are searching for four suspects.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague will not go into detail, but says that it might be a large amount. It is not known why the man had so much money with him.

The businessman is in the hospital. According to the Dutch consulate he is doing well given the circumstances.