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Kremlin: 'Terrorist act' not among prime theories for Black Sea plane crash
December 26, 2016 / 10:20 AM / a year ago

Kremlin: 'Terrorist act' not among prime theories for Black Sea plane crash

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian investigators do not regard “a terrorist act” as one of the main theories behind the crash of a military plane in the Black Sea on Sunday, the Kremlin said on Monday.

A woman holds a candle as she stays on a coastline next to the crash site of a Russian military Tu-154 plane, which crashed into the Black Sea on its way to Syria on Sunday, in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, Russia, December 26, 2016. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

All 92 people on board were killed in the incident.

“(Investigators) are considering all versions of events. It is still too early to say. But the version that it was a terrorist act is nowhere near the top of the list,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on a conference call.

Reporting by Polina Devitt; Writing by Peter Hobson; Editing by Andrew Osborn

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