No survivors found in Sinai plane crash

Published October 31st, 2015 - 10:20 GMT

No survivors have been found among the 224 victims on board a Russian plane that crashed in the Sinai Peninsula earlier Saturday, an Egyptian security official says.

"The aircraft crashed in a rugged mountainous area," the official adds, speaking on condition of anonymity.

"Medics have reached the site and are evacuating the victims in cooperation with the army," he told dpa.

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