Russia Confirms Sinai Plane Crash Was The Work-Of-Terrorists

On monday night, Russia definitively announced that a bomb ripped apart the plane that crashed in Egypt last month. Putin promised to find those responsible, saying We will find them on any spot on the planet & punish them.

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    Russia Confirms Sinai Plane Crash

    " Russia Confirms Sinai Plane Crash "

    Russia confirmed for the first time on Tuesday that a homemade bomb brought down a Russian charter jet over the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt more than two weeks ago, (killing all 224 people) aboard.

    “We can say definitely that this was a terrorist act,” "Alexander V". Bortnikov, the head of the Federal Security Service, or F.S.B., said in remarks to Russia’s Security Council.

    An “improvised explosive device” had detonated soon after the plane took off from the resort city of Sharm el Sheikh, he said in remarks broadcast nationally. The plane disintegrated in midair, which explains the widely scattered fuselage pieces.

    British & American inteligence agencies strongly suggested that a bomb had brought down the Metrojet Airbus A321 just days after it went down on Oct. 31. The Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, claimed responsibility for the attack within hours, although it did not provide any proof. Continue reading the main story

    A tourist watched the sun set over the Red Sea in the resort town of Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, in June.Sinai Plane Crash Threatens a Bright Spot for Egyptian TourismNOV. 2, 2015
    Debris of the Airbus A321-200 in the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday. Investigators were weighing the chain of events, & other factors, to see what caused the aircraft to crash.Debris Suggests Russian Airliner Disintegrated While Aloft, Officials SayNOV. 1, 2015
    Vladimir Puchkov, left, Russia's emergency situations minister, with other officials on Sunday at the site of the Metrojet crash on the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt.Who’s Involved in the Metrojet Crash InvestigationNOV. 2, 2015
    The tail of the Metrojet airliner that crashed in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt on Saturday.Mystery Deepens Over Russian Plane Crash in EgyptNOV. 2, 2015
    Flowers & stuffed animals piled up at a makeshift memorial at Pulkovo Airport on Sunday, forming a somber scene as Russians commemorated their dead.Amid Vigils & Debris, Officials Seek Cause of Sinai Peninsula CrashNOV. 1, 2015
    The announcement from the Kremlin was the first, clearly definitive statement from Russia that the plane was brought down by a terrorist act, although leaders had been moving in that direction after initially criticizing the early suggestions a that a bomb was responsible.

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