News ID: 18413
Publish Date: 07 November 2015 - 16:10
LHVnews: Suggesting that ISIL Takfiri terrorists were behind the incident, the officials said the Egyptian airport, from which the Metrojet Airbus A321 took off Saturday, is known for “lax security,” CNN reported.

The airliner crashed crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, killing all 224 people on board.

"This airport has lax security. It is known for that," CNN quoted an unnamed official as saying. "But there is intelligence suggesting an assist from someone at the airport."

Another official said that Washington does not believe an explosive device could get past security procedures at the airport.

But he said that whoever was behind the incident took advantage of lax security or had a complicit at the airport. presstv reported.

Egyptian authorities have so far downplayed the possibility of a terrorist attack on the Russian plane. Daesh (ISIL) has claimed responsibility for the crash.
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