Egyptian authorities detain two airport workers over Russian A321 bombing

Egyptian officials have arrested two Sharm al-Sheikh airport workers on suspition of aiding terrorists in planting a bomb on board the Russian flight A321, according to security staff, Sputnik News reports.

Two employees of the Sharm-al-Sheikh airport have been detained by local authorities in connection to the Russian A321 Metrojet crash.

“Seventeen people are being held, two of them are suspected of helping whoever planted the bomb on the plane at Sharm al-Sheikh airport,” a security officer was quoted as saying by Reuters.

The two workers have been on shift on the day of the Kagalymavia flight, according to a source at the airport.

Egyption authorities have not yet confirmed the arrests.

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