Lockerbie bombing saga just won’t lie down

By Incorrect Author 26 October 2009

In an issue that refuses to rest, British police are focusing on possible accomplices of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, say Scottish authorities. Libya eventually took responsibility for the bombing, paying out about $1.8 billion in reparations. Al-Megrahi was controversially freed in September after Scottish authorities said he had terminal cancer. The bombing of a Pan Am flight in 1988 killed 270 people, mostly Americans. Al-Megrahi was the only person convicted for the bombing, and his release caused an uproar in Britain and the US over allegations that it was part of a trade deal.Read more: Reuters, CNN, Herald Scotland

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