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Obama: Bomb is ‘possibility’ in attack on Russian plane

<p>U.S. officials believe there’s a possibility that a Russian airliner that crashed in Egypt was destroyed by a bomb but no formal determination has been made, President Barack Obama said Thursday. </p><p>“I don’t think we know yet,” Obama said in an<a href=”” target=”_blank”> interview</a> with a Seattle radio station, KIRO. &quot;I think there is a possibility that there was a bomb on board and we’re taking that very seriously.&quot;</p><p>The Islamic State terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed all 224 people aboard. Some international carriers have suspended flights over Egypt’s Sinai peninsula as a precaution. </p><p>&quot;We’re going to spend a lot of time making sure our own investigators, our own intelligence community figures out exactly what’s going on before we make any definitive announcements,” Obama said. </p><br>

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