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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    (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
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    Two US senators have demanded the extradition of the Lockerbie bomber from Libya, on the second anniversary of his release from prison in Scotland. Terminally-ill Abdelbasset al Megrahi was freed by Scottish ministers on compassionate grounds. New Jersey ...
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  • Lockerbie bomber Megrahi's survival attributed to pills
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