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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  • Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 Over Lockerbie
    On December 21, 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all 259 people on board as well as 11 on the ground. Though it was almost ...
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  • Lockerbie
    Lockerbie is known internationally as the place where, on 21 December 1988, the wreckage of Pan Am Flight 103 crashed after a terrorist bomb on board detonated.
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  • Pan Am Flight 103
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  • Pan Am Flight 103
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    The Lockerbie Bombing. On a December night in 1988, just days before Christmas, one of the worst air disasters in history occurred over Scotland.
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