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October 31, 2015 8:04 pm

Hundreds Dead in Sinai Airliner Crash; ISIS Claims Responsibility

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Satellite view of the Egypt's Sinai region, bordering on Israel in the Northeast. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Satellite view of the Egypt’s Sinai region, bordering on Israel in the Northeast. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

A Russian passenger plane crashed early Saturday in the Sinai Peninsula, killing all 224 people aboard, officials said.

Russian state media reported that many of the 217 passengers on Kogalymavia Flight 9268 were Russians returning from vacation. The passengers were reported to include 17 children. There were seven crew members.

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