Britain denied July 22 that it was out of step with the USA over a brand new initiative for a trial in The Hague for 2 Libyan suspects within the Lockerbie bombing. A complete of 270 individuals have been killed when a bomb ripped aside Pan Am flight 103 over the Scottish city of Lockerbie in 1988. File picture from December 22, 1988 exhibits rescue personnel carrying a physique away from the location of the crash in Lockerbie.
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Authorities in Scotland stated Sunday that the Libyan man suspected of creating the bomb that destroyed a passenger airplane over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 is in U.S. custody.
Scotland’s Crown Workplace and Procurator Fiscal Service stated in a press release: “The households of these killed within the Lockerbie bombing have been instructed that the suspect Abu Agela Mas’ud Kheir Al-Marimi is in U.S. custody.”
Pan Am flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie on Dec. 21, 1988, leaving 270 individuals useless. It stays the deadliest terror assault on British soil.
In 2001, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was convicted of bombing the flight. He was the one individual convicted over the assault.
“Scottish prosecutors and police, working with the U.Okay. authorities and U.S. colleagues, will proceed to pursue this investigation, with the only real goal of bringing those that acted together with al-Megrahi to justice,” the Crown Workplace added.