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Lockerbie bomber boards plane home

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The only man convicted of involvement in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, which killed 270 people, has boarded a plane home to Libya.

Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, 57, was jailed in 2001 for the atrocity which claimed 270 lives in 1988.

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