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Prayers for those missing aboard the Egypt air flight that plunged into the Mediterranean on Thursday. Four days after the crash, there's still no claim of responsibility or explanation for the downing of the plane. But that's likely to offer little solace to the families. Ships scouring the sea north of Alexandria have found body parts, belongings, and debris.
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A submarine joined in on the search on Sunday.>>
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> Egyptian president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, saying submarines can reach 3,000 meters below sea level. He says they're working hard to salvage the black boxes. Sisi also appealing for media to avoid making assumptions about the reason for the crash.
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It's the third major blow to Egypt's travel industry. A suspected Islamic state bomb brought down a Russian airline in October, killing all 224 on board. Another Egypt Air flight was hijacked in March by a man wearing a fake suicide belt. Islamic State claimed the Russian bombing within hours, but a statement from the group's spokesman on Saturday made no mention of Thursday's crash.
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The airbus was carrying 56 people, including a child and two infants. Egypt Air has said it could take weeks to identify the victims.