No evidence terrorists brought down Russian jet, U.S. intelligence chief says

November 2, 2015 7:13 PM

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U.S. intelligence agencies have no direct evidence that a terrorist group caused a Russian passenger jet to break up over the Sinai Peninsula but haven’t dismissed the possibility, the top U.S. intelligence official said Monday.

“It’s unlikely but I wouldn’t rule it out,” Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper said about the possibility that a terrorist group brought down the plane, killing all 217 passengers and seven crew members.

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