Cairo, Nov 1: The Islamic State terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the crash of a Russian plane on Saturday in Egypt's Sinai, which killed over 200 people on board, in a statement posted online.
The Sinai-based group "Sinai State" that had announced loyalty
to the IS said in a statement posted on Twitter its militants
managed to target the Russian plane and killed all passengers, news
It said the attack was in revenge for Russia's military operations in Syria.
A video released by the group showed that a plane was suddenly caught on fire and fell down, but the video cannot be verified for the moment.