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
    LOCKERBIE, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 21, 1988: (FILE PHOTO) Officials inspect the wreckage of Pan Am flight 103 December 21, 1988 in Lockerbie, Scotland. Convicted terrorist Abdelbaset ali al-Megrahi, has been serving a life sentence for the 1988 Pan-AM flight ...
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  • Family of Lockerbie Bomber Tries to Clear His Name
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    06/5/2014 - 2:21 am | View Link
  • Funeral of Lockerbie bomber
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    05/20/2012 - 6:37 pm | View Link
  • Lockerbie bomber dies more than two years after release
    (CNN)-- Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, the only person convicted in connection with the Lockerbie airline bombing that killed 270 people, died Sunday, the Libyan government and family members said. He was 60. The former intelligence officer, who had ...
    05/20/2012 - 3:21 am | View Link
    Remember that outrageous news two summers ago when Britain freed the Lockerbie bomber? Yes, well the story then was that the guy who brought down the Pan-Am 747, killing 270 people, was terminally ill so it was totally fair to send him home to his family ...
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  • Pan Am Flight 103
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  • 1988: Pan Am Flight 103 Bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland
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  • Pan Am Flight 103
    On 21 December 1988 Pan Am Flight 103, a Boeing 747-121 named "Clipper Maid of the Seas", was on a scheduled transatlantic flight from London Heathrow Airport to New ...
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  • The Lockerbie Bombing | Smithsonian Channel
    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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