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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  • Abdelbaset al-Megrahi
    On 31 January 2001, Megrahi was convicted, by a panel of three Scottish judges sitting in a special court at Camp Zeist in the Netherlands, of 270 counts of murder for the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, on 21 December 1988 and was sentenced to life imprisonment.
    11/17/2017 - 11:56 am | View Link
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  • Pan Am Flight 103
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    Key moments in the story of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, the conviction of bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi and various legal battles ...
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