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White House Reacts To Russian Jet Crash, ISIS Bomb?, Metrojet

White House Reacts To Russian Jet Crash, ISIS Bomb?, Metrojet

Russian plane crash: ISIS bomb could have brought down jet

Days after authorities dismissed claims that ISIS brought down a Russian passenger jet, a U.S. intelligence analysis now suggests that the terror group or its affiliates planted a bomb on the plane.

And the office of British Prime Minister David Cameron says the plane "may well have been brought down by an explosive device."

Metrojet Flight 9268 crashed Saturday in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after breaking apart in midair, killing all 224 people on board. It was en route to St. Petersburg from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.

The latest U.S. intelligence suggests that the plane crash was most likely caused by a bomb on the plane planted by ISIS or an ISIS affiliate, according to a U.S. official familiar with the matter.

"There is a definite feeling it was an explosive device planted in luggage or somewhere on the plane," the official said, stressing that no formal conclusion had been reached by

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