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Head of Russia's FSB: crash of the passenger plane in Egypt was the result of 'terrorist' act

The head of Russia's FSB security service says the crash of the passenger plane in Egypt was the result of a 'terrorist' act.

Alexander Bortnikov told President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday that a homemade explosive device blew up on the plane.

All 224 people on board the plane, most of them Russian tourists, were killed in the Oct. 31 crash.