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EgyptAir mechanic a suspect in Russian plane crash: sources

ISLAMIC STATE CONNECTION?: Russia and Western countries have long said that they believe the MetroJet flight was brought down by a bomb smuggled on board. Egypt, however, has so far publicly said it has not found any evidence of foul play.


AN EgyptAir mechanic whose cousin joined Islamic State in Syria is suspected of planting a bomb on a Russian passenger plane that was blown out of Egypt's skies in late October, according to sources familiar with the matter.

So far Egypt has publicly said it has found no...