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Egypt: Despite Skepticism, Islamic State Insists It Brought Down Russian Plane

1 MIN READNov 4, 2015 | 13:00 GMT

The Islamic State insisted it brought down Russian Metrojet Flight 9268 over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula but provided no new details about the crash, AFP reported Nov. 4. The group has consistently claimed responsibility for the crash, but its vagueness has prompted skepticism about its involvement. All 224 people onboard, mostly Russian tourists, were killed. Investigations into the crash are still ongoing.

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