Bomb may have been carried onto Russian plane: report

Debris of the A321 Russian airliner lie on the ground a day after the plane crashed in Wadi al-Zolomat, a mountainous area in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, on November 1, 2015Information intercepted by US and British spies suggested a bomb may have been carried onto the Russian plane that crashed in the Sinai peninsula last week, The Times reported in its Friday edition. The Times newspaper reported the information came to light after a joint US-British intelligence operation “used satellites to uncover electronic communications” between Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria and Egypt, without giving a source for the information. A spokeswoman for British Prime Minister David Cameron refused to comment on the report, saying “we’re not going to get into details on intelligence matters”.

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