Lockerbie Bomber May Be Released

Lockerbie bomber may be released

A Scottish court is expected to release convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi on compassionate grounds, senior State Department officials tell CNN.

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  • Lockerbie plane bombing | UK news | The Guardian
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  • Abdelbaset al-Megrahi
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  • Two Libyans identified as Lockerbie bombing suspects ...
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  • Two Libyans identified as Lockerbie bombing suspects | UK ...
    Two Libyans have been identified as official suspects by Scottish and US prosecutors over the 1988 Lockerbie bombing in their investigation. The Crown Office in ...
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  • Lockerbie bomber Al-Megrahi WAS guilty ...
    A review of the evidence used to convict Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing has confirmed beyond doubt he was responsible for the killings, it ...
    12/20/2014 - 2:17 am | View Link
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