Egypt: No terror link in Russian plane crash in Sinai



    Egypt: No terror link in Russian plane crash in Sinai

    Dec 14, Cairo: Egyptian investigators has completed a preliminary report on the Russian plane crash in Sinai, saying they have so far found no proof that terrorism caused jet to crash, killing 224 people. It has not found anything to indicate a bomb was involved.

    The plane came down en route to Russia from the resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.

    A group linked to so-called Islamic State (IS) said it bombed the plane. Nearly all the victims were Russians.

    The plane took off from Sharm el-Sheikh, a Red Sea resort popular with Russian and British holiday-makers, news reports said.

    The crash raised serious questions about airport security with Russia and Britain both suspending flights to Sharm el-Sheikh. It also hit Egypt's already troubled tourism industry, a cornerstone of the economy.

    The Oslo Times

     
     

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