Egypt disputes Russia terror claim over crashed jet

December 14, 2015 11:05 AM

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A preliminary report released Monday by Egyptian investigators appeared to contradict findings by Moscow into how a Russian passenger plane crashed over the Sinai peninsula in late October.

Ayman el-Muqadam, Egypt’s chief investigator, said his team has not come across any evidence to suggest that the downed jet that crashed killing all 224 people on board was due to a "terrorist act." Although he said the investigation is not yet complete.

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