Islamic state claims responsibility according to a Gateway Pundit report.
Amaq, an Islamic State news agency, released a statement moments ago claiming responsibility for the Egyptair crash that saw an Airbus explode at 37,000 feet over the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday morning while on route from Paris to Cairo.
Reports from The Gateway Pundit indicate that an Iraqi passenger detonated a bomb inside the aircraft killing everyone on board.
Sporadic reports coming in that Amaq has released a prelim ISIS claim of #EgyptAir disaster.
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Please keep in mind that this report has not yet been verified.
We will keep a close eye on this situation and update this post with any new information as it reaches us throughout the day.