TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The former Libyan intelligence officer convicted of the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am flight over Lockerbie, Scotland, that killed 270 people has died, his brother said on Sunday. He was 59. Abdel Basset al-Megrahi died at home after a long battle with cancer. His health had deteriorated quickly overnight, his brother Abdulhakim told Reuters. "He was surrounded by his family and died in his house," Abdulhakim said on Sunday.
Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the former Libyan intelligence officer convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing that killed 270 people, is dead. He was 59. Megrahi was released from jail by Scottish officials on “compassionate grounds” in 2... Read Post
Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, a former Libyan intelligence officer and the only person ever convicted in the 2001 bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, died today in his home in Tripoli. He succumbed to the prostate canc... Read Post