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Large crowds greet Megrahi in Libya

The Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, has returned home to Libya after being freed from prison on compassionate grounds.

The 57-year-old is suffering from terminal cancer and has been allowed to go back to his family to die, a decision by the Scottish Government which has been criticised by the US and by some bereaved families.


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