Officials doubt terrorism in missing Malaysia flight

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia Airlines flight 370 remains lost four days after it left Kuala Lumpur for Beijing.

While the massive search and rescue continues, the head of Interpol says terrorism is unlikely. Malaysian authorities say there’s no evidence linking either of the men flying with stolen passports to terrorist organizations, and one of those men was reportedly traveling to see his mother.

But CIA Director John Brennan says he isn’t ruling anything out yet.

“I think there is a lot of speculation right now,” he says. “Clearly this is still a mystery which is very disturbing.”

The two questionable passengers reportedly entered Malaysia on valid Iranian passports. But officials say they used stolen Austrian and Italian ones to board the missing plane.

“We are looking into four areas: one is hijacking, two – sabotage, three – psychological problems of the passengers and crew, and four – personal problems among passengers and crew,” says Khalid Abu Bakar, Malaysian Inspector General of Police.

In the meantime, the families of 239 people on-board have to just wait. Officials say it could still be days, weeks, or even months before the Malaysian mystery is solved.

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