Mohammed Abouagela Masud charged in bombing that killed 259 on Pan Am Flight over the Scottish town, and 11 on the groundA Libyan accused of putting together the device that blew up Pan Am Flight 103 over the Scottish town of Lockerbie in 1988 has been charged in a US court related to the bombing that killed 270 people.Mohammed Abouagela Masud was charged on the 32nd anniversary of the bombing, which took place on 21 December 1988, killing all 259 people on the plane as well as 11 people on the ground. Masud has been described as a former Libyan intelligence officer and one of the top bomb-makers working for the late Libyan dictator, Moammar Gadhafi. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/dec/21/lockerbie-bombing-new-charges-suspect-plane-attack-us
Author : Ed Pilkington in New York
Publish date : 2020-12-21 15:50:47
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