Tamil Diplomat

Russian plane crash: UK suspects bomb was placed in hold

UK investigators looking at what caused a Russian airliner to crash in Egypt believe a bomb was put in the hold prior to take-off, the BBC has learned.The government decided terrorism was likely after receiving intelligence based on intercepted messages between militants in the Sinai peninsula.

Britain suspended all flights to and from the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Wednesday.Britons are due to begin returning home on Friday, but only with hand luggage.The Metrojet Airbus A321 was flying from Sharm el-Sheikh to St Petersburg when it fell from the sky last Saturday, killing all 224 people on board. Most of the victims were Russian. (BBC2015).