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Published on 20th August 2009 by wallace shackleton, 1353 views
The Lockerbie bomber has left Scotland on board a plane bound for Libya after being freed from prison on compassionate grounds.
Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, 57, was jailed in 2001 for the atrocity which claimed 270 lives in 1988.
Full story from the BBC http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/s...
The Airbus 300 arrived at Glasgow Airport this afternoon to transport him home and was captured by AP Contributor Kenny, KW2P.
PLEASE NOTE that AP is not the place to debate the rights and wrongs of what went on that terrible night over Lockerbie, there are other places for that sort of thing.