Russia suspends Egypt flights, U.S. boosts security as intelligence points to bomb

November 6, 2015 7:47 PM

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MOSCOW/WASHINGTONMoscow suspended passenger flights to Egypt and Washington imposed new air travel security requirements in the wake of the crash of a Russian jet in Egypt, as Western officials pointed on Friday to the conclusion it was brought down by a bomb.

A group affiliated with Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the crash of an Airbus A321 operated by a Russian carrier on Saturday bringing holidaymakers home from a resort on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.

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