Russia confirms that a homemade bomb brought down Metrojet Airbus A321

Russia confirmed on Tuesday that a homemade bomb brought down the Russian passenger jet over the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt that took the lives of two hundred and twenty four people.

 

The head of the Federal Security Service, Alexander Bortnikov, said, “We can say definitely that this was a terrorist act”.

 

This announcement from Russian authorities is the first clear statement from the country that Metrojet Airbus A321 was brought down by a terrorists.

 

While the Islamic State group had taken responsibility for the downing of the plane, Russian officials said that they can not say with certainty that the Islamic State was responsible.

 

Russia has offered a fifty million dollar reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest and capture of those who carried out the attack.

 

Local television reported that President Vladimir Putin vowed to hunt these terrorists down anywhere they may be saying that, “We will find them in any place on the planet and will punish them”.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s