Funeral of Lockerbie bomber

The funeral of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi has taken place at Tripoli's main cemetery. He died yesterday after a long battle with cancer.

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Al-Megrahi's funeral to take place today in Tripoli

Al-Megrahi will be buried in Tripoli's main cemetry, according to a Libyan news agency Credit: Reuters

The funeral of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi will take place later today in Tripoli's main cemetry, according to a Libyan news agency.

The funeral was initially expected to take place on the day of Megrahi's death, in line with Islamic tradition, but was put off to allow relatives to come from Sebha, his hometown in the South of the country.

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