Monday, May 21, 2012

Lockerbie bomber dies in Libya

Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Al-Megrahi died at home today - three years after he was released from a Scottish prison on compassionate grounds.

The convicted terrorist's mother said he passed away at his home in Tripoli at around midday. The 60-year-old had developed prostate cancer while serving his sentence for the 1988 atrocity which killed 270 people.

His release came after doctors told him he had just three months to live.

Read more: Mail Online


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