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Family of Lockerbie Bomber Tries to Clear His Name

Relatives of the late Libyan intelligence officer convicted over the 1988 Lockerbie airline bombing have launched a bid to clear his name, a Scottish legal body said on Thursday.   Abdel Basset al-Megrahi was the only person ever convicted over the attack on Pan Am flight 103 in which 270 people died.   Most of the victims of the explosion over Lockerbie in Scotland were Americans on their way home from Europe for Christmas.   Eleven people died on the ground as the New...

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