Egypt’s chief investigator said the country has found no evidence of terrorism in the crash of a Russian passenger jet, NBC News reported.
A preliminary report into the Oct. 31 Metrojet crash said investigators had not received any indication of any “illegal or terrorist act” in the disaster, according to a statement on behalf of Captain Ayman El Mokaddem.
Russia believes an explosive device was placed aboard the plane based on information from its intelligence services.
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The plane killed all 224 people on board shortly after taking off from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.