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 bomber's relatives try to clear his name
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  • Family of Lockerbie Bomber Tries to Clear His Name
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    06/5/2014 - 5:41 am | View Link
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  • Pan Am Flight 103
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  • Pan Am Flight 103
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  • Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 Over Lockerbie
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