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Security of art 'should be taken more seriously'

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The theft of a Vincent Van Gogh painting worth about £30m from a Cairo museum on Saturday has been blamed on poor security.

Charles Hill, former Metropolitan Police officer in the art and antiquities unit, is not surprised that the security system at the museum was broken.


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