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Terrorist who blew up A321 over Sinai hiding in Turkey

28.01.2016 | Source:


Terrorist who blew up A321 over Sinai hiding in Turkey. Sinai plane crash
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Representatives of Russian special services and Egyptian law enforcement agencies conduct joint investigation to detect the whereabouts of the terrorist, who exploded the A321 airliner with Russian passengers on board on October 31, 2015.

Russian and Egyptian specialists established the identity of several terrorists, who were directly related to the accident with the Airbus A321 aircraft en route from Sharm el Sheikh to Saint Petersburg.

Special services are currently looking for six people, among whom there is the alleged person, who planted the bomb in the cabin of the aircraft.

The bomb was placed in the cabin by an employee of the Egyptian airport. The suspect got employed at the airport shortly before the day of the disaster and then disappeared after the tragedy occurred.

The perpetrator was working at the airport as a loader. He was one of the people who were loading passengers' luggage onto the airplane and was allowed to go to the airfield.

After the airplane crashed, the loader disappeared from the airport. Security services found out that the suspect went to Turkey.

The largest catastrophe in the history of Russian and Soviet aviation took place on October 31, 2015, when Airbus A321 of Kogalymavia crashed over the Sinai Peninsula killing all 224 on board. The plane was carrying only Russian tourists, who were coming home from holidays in Sharm-el-Sheikh resort.

On November 17, the head of the Russian Federal Security Bureau (FSB), Alexander Bortnikov, officially announced that there was a terrorist attack on board the crashed aircraft.


Read article on the Russian version of Pravda.Ru

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