Egyptian air and naval forces have found some of the wreckage from EgyptAir flight 804, which crashed in transit from Paris to Cairo yesterday, the Egyptian army said on Friday, including some of the 66 passengers’ “personal belongings.” The Greek defense minister said a body part was also found.
In a statement on his Facebook page, Egyptian army spokesman Brig. Gen. Mohammed Samir said that the debris was found about 180 miles north of Alexandria, a coastal city.
Panos Kammenos, the Greek defense minister, said that Greek authorities had been informed that Egyptian search teams had located a body part, two seats, and suitcases, the Associated Press reports.
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While many international officials have speculated that the plane was brought down by in a terror attack, according to Reuters no terrorist group has yet taken responsibility for the incident.