British tourists stranded in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh
Two British military planes were sent in Sharm el-Sheikh and will carry tourists to Cyprus, where they will take civil airplane Guardian.
Numerous airlines including EasyJet, Thomson Airways, Thomas Cook and British Airways suspended flights to the resort Egypt on the Red Sea coast after the British government and US intelligence reported that Russian aircraft crashed in the Sinai Peninsula was shot down by terrorists.
Russian passenger plane crashed Saturday in the Egyptian Sinai region was targeted by a bomb attached to a network affiliated Sunni terrorist group Islamic State, said sources in the US intelligence, quoted by CNN. “The latest information provided by US intelligence suggests that the collapse of Russian aircraft that carry Race 9268 was most likely caused by a bomb installed by the terrorist network Islamic state or a sponsoring it,” he said on condition of anonymity, a US official with access to survey data. “The assessment is based on information collected before the accident in the Sinai region. But we have drawn attention to other elements,” explained the source.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said that, most likely, a bomb exploded aboard Russian aircraft crashed in the Egyptian Sinai region. “During the investigation, we can not categorically say why the plane crashed Russian. But with as more information becomes available, we became concerned that the plane could have been shot down by a bomb explosion,” said David Cameron.
Airbus A321 the Russian company Kogolimavia (Metrojet), which flew on the route Sharm el-Sheikh – St. Petersburg crashed Saturday Sinai Peninsula in northern Egypt. The incident resulted in the death of Air 224 people on board. Province fundamentalist groups Sinai, the Egyptian branch of the Islamic state terrorist network, claimed shooting down the plane.
State Sunni Islamic terrorist network occupy regions of Syria, Iraq, northern Egypt and northern Libya, proclaimed an “Islamic caliphate”.
Russia initiated on 30 September raids into Syria to support Bashar al-Assad regime. Moscow announced that attacks the positions of the Islamic state and the terrorist network Al Nusrat Front, the Syrian branch of the Al-Qaida.
A bomb exploded on board the plane probably crashed Russian Egyptian Sinai region, says British Prime Minister David Cameron announced that British aircraft belonging to airlines will avoid the area.
“During the investigation we can not say definitely why Russian plane crashed,” said David Cameron, according to Reuters.
“But with as more information becomes available, we became concerned that the plane could have been shot down by a bomb blast,” added Cameron.
As a precaution, British planes that connect the Egyptian resort of Sharm al-Sheikh will avoid the area, said David Cameron, stating that the situation in Egypt will be assessed by British experts.
Airbus A321 the Russian company Kogolimavia, flying on the route Sharm el-Sheikh – St. Petersburg crashed Saturday Sinai Peninsula in northern Egypt. The incident resulted in the death of Air 224 people on board. Egyptian branch of the terrorist network has claimed responsibility for shooting down planes Islamic state.