Tag: Russian airliner

Vladimir Puchkov, Maxim Sokolov

U.S. Intelligence: ISIS Bomb Likely Destroyed Russian Plane

Not long after British officials voiced suspicions that a bomb destroyed a Russian passenger jet over the Sinai Peninsula, killing 224 people, an American official said U.S. intelligence also has “a definite feeling it was an explosive device planted in luggage or somewhere on the plane.”

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Egypt Confirms Russian Airliner Has Crashed In Sinai

Egypt confirmed on Saturday that a Russian passenger plan had crashed in central Sinai. A statement from the prime minister’s office said Sherif Ismail had formed a cabinet level crisis committee to deal with the crash. The jet carrying 224