New discovery reveals 15-yr-old girl sat over a bomb in Russian Jet explosion

This new discovery has also revealed that Maria Ivleva, 15, was one of the first victims to die in the tragedy, caused by an explosion under her seat, 31B, that went off with the power of 'a kilo of TNT', according to Daily Mail reports.

Maria Ivleva

Following the explosion of a Russian jet over Egypt, forensic tests have now narrowed down the epicentre of the explosion above the Sinai to rows 30 or 31 on the Airbus A321.

This new discovery has also revealed that Maria Ivleva, 15, was one of the first victims to die in the tragedy, caused by an explosion under her seat, 31B, that went off with the power of 'a kilo of TNT', according to Daily Mail reports.

Isis has since claimed responsibility for the explosion, which they say was caused by an improvised explosive device made from a drink can, with the group posting a picture of what they claim is the device in a Jihadi magazine.

Investigators say that the bomb would have killed those nearby almost instantly, with the blast-zone ranging from rows 27 to 32.

Others may have been caught in the chaos caused by the massive hole in the tail of the plane left by the blast, as it descended rapidly from 31,000 ft.

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