The head of Sharm el-Sheikh airport has been replaced, according to Adel Mahgoub, chairman of the state company that runs Egypt’s civilian airports. A US official told CNN: “This airport has lax security. It is known for that,” the official said. “But there is intelligence suggesting an assist from someone at the airport. “
An inside job? Not surprising. A great many Muslims share the Islamic coda, aspirations and goals of the Islamic State.
ISIS has been taunting the Russians. ‘We invite you to check the black boxes of the plane.’
And now we learn of another bomb plot. This is war.
“Sharm el-Sheikh flights shutdown triggered when British spies uncovered Isil bomb plot after Russian air crash,” By Tom Whitehead, Gordon Rayner, Steven Swinford and Christopher Hope, The Telegraph, November 5, 2015
Exclusive: Tourists returning from Egypt told to leave luggage behind as airport security is tightened in wake of disaster in Sinai
The Egyptian security shutdown was sparked after British spies intercepted messages which showed Isil extremists had plotted a major terror attack in the region, the Telegraph can disclose.
The communications and “chatter” – uncovered by British intelligence only after the Russian passenger jet tragedy – are what led David Cameron to say it was “more likely than not” that a bomb brought the plane down on Saturday killing 224 people.
The intelligence resulted in Britain suspending all flights to and from Sharm el-Sheikh, leaving 20,000 British tourists stranded at the holiday resort.
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