The man convicted of the Lockerbie bombings, blowing up 259 people on board and 11 on the ground over Lockerbie, Scotland, may soon be released from prison because he has "terminal" prostate cancer. Abdel Basset al Megrahi is the Lockerbie Pan Am Flt. 103 bomber and he is the only person convicted and behind bars for this act of terrorism. See video below.release this killer on "compassionate" concerns. The Scottish government says Megrahi's case is under "ongoing review." Thirty-five Syracuse University students were aboard that flight on December 21, 1988, with a total of 180 Americans dying in the fiery crash. Arlington National Cemetery has a memorial ceremony each year, and Syracuse University has an annual remembrance service at exactly 2:03 p.m. each December 21st. Holger expresses my sentiments exactly.
LONDON (Reuters) - A former Libyan agent convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing is to be released from a Scottish prison on compassionate grounds, Britain's Sky News television reported Wednesday.
Abdel Basset al Megrahi, who has terminal prostate cancer, was sentenced to life in prison for blowing up a Pan Am airliner over the Scottish town of Lockerbie as it flew from London to New York on December 18, 1988, killing all 259 people on board and 11 people on the ground.End Holger Awakens. The following video was put together by the nephew of one of the Syracuse University victims, Joshua Hunt-Barry who was 10 years old in 2008 when the video first aired. The aunt he never met, Karen Lee Hunt, was one of the Syracuse University students on-board Lockerbie Pan Am Flt. 103. Joshua narrates the video.