Tourist Exodus Planned as U.K. Sees Bomb in Egypt Jet Crash

  • About 20,000 passengers stranded in Sinai by flight ban
  • Britain says it's acting on `sensitive intelligence'

A tourist holds a souvenir bag in the airport in Sharm El-Sheikh on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. Photographer: David Degner/Getty Images

Thousands of tourists waited for evacuation from an Egyptian resort after the U.K. suggested a Russian jetliner’s downing was carried out by terrorists, renewing concerns about airport security and the threat posed by Islamist extremists.

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