Victims' families challenge Lockerbie conviction

270 people were killed in the attack on Pan-Am Flight 107. Credit: ITV Border

Representatives of some of those killed in the Lockerbie bombing are challenging the conviction of the man found guilty of blowing up the flight.

Libyan Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was convicted of causing the deaths of the 270 people killed in the attack on Pan-Am Flight 107, which happened in 1988.

Al-Megrahi died three years ago. Credit: ITV Border

But some of the families believe he was innocent, and have been at the High Court in Edinburgh to pursue an appeal against his conviction.

Al-Megrahi died three years ago and the court is being asked to decide if legal proceedings could continue without his family's involvement.