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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    06/5/2014 - 2:21 am | View Link
  • Lockerbie bomber's family asks for review of his conviction in Scotland
    (CNN)-- The family of Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi has applied for a review of his conviction in a Scottish court for the 1988 bombing of PanAm Flight 103. Al Megrahi was found guilty in 2001 of the murders of the 259 passengers and crew on board the ...
    06/5/2014 - 1:14 am | 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 ...
    05/21/2012 - 7:49 am | View Link
  • Funeral of Lockerbie bomber
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  • BBC ON THIS DAY | 21 | 1988: Jumbo jet crashes onto Lockerbie
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  • Pan Am Flight 103
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