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navi tasan

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Are these sentences correct:

1-They had to know that there would be a robbery here to have their cameras ready to film it.
2-How could they know that there would be a robbery here to have their cameras ready to film it?
 

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Are these sentences correct:

1-They had to know that there would be a robbery here to have their cameras ready to film it.
2-How could they know that there would be a robbery here to have their cameras ready to film it?

I think the second one would be more natural with 'and' replacing 'to',

How could they know that there would be a robbery here and [to] have their cameras ready to film it?

if it is a response/rejection of sentence 1.
 
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