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Men prepare to bury the body of Abdel Baset al-Megrahi at a cemetery in Janzour, near Tripoli, on Monday.
Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of blowing up Pan Am Flight 103 over Scotland, died after a long illness. NBC's Richard Engel reports.
The former Libyan intelligence officer Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, who was convicted of taking part in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing but was released after eight years for health reasons, has died in Libya of prostate cancer. NBC's Jim Maceda reports from London.
Dec. 21, 1988: Pan Am Flight 103, exploded over Lockerbie Scotland killing all 259 people on board as well as 11 on the ground. It was not immediately known a bomb exploded on board. NBC's Tom Brokaw, Peter Kent and Robert Hager report.