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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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  1. Debi Edward

Investigation into Lockerbie bombing will continue

Dumfries and Galloway police say their Lockerbie investigation will continue in order to bring justice to the others involved. I think it's fair to say people in Lockerbie are not spending much time reflecting on the death of al-Megrahi, most just want to move on.

The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commision (SCCRC) confirmed that al-Megrahi's family or 'an interested party' can apply to have his conviction reviewed again. However SCCRC will not accept a case where the only issues raised are the same as matters it rejected in the previous review.

If a new application for a review is made SCCRC would consider reasons for the abandonment of al-Megrahi's 2nd appeal before it would accept the case.

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