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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Upcoming release of convicted bomber stirs controversy


Should Scottish authortities release Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi?

Al-Megrahi, 57, has terminal cancer.
He was convicted in 2001 of taking part in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 on Dec. 21, 1988. The airliner — which was carrying mostly American passengers to New York — blew up as it flew over Scotland. All 259 people aboard and 11 on the ground died when the aircraft crashed into the town of Lockerbie.Should Scottish authorities release Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi?
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