Somehow the passing today of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al Megrahi will probably give little if any closure and solace to the families and friends of the 259 souls who lost their lives on Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, on December 1988. While Megrahi’s family continue to plead his innocence, claiming he had became a scapegoat by Gaddafi’s regime, and the Scottish Government (including Gordon Brown) continuing to dodge questions about the real reasons behind Megrahi’s early release, you have to wonder if the truth will ever be told.
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Oh crap, GDaffy won’t be happy. It is being reported that Nato air-strikes have killed his son, Saif al-Arab Gaddafi, and three of his grandkids during an airstrike of the leaders residential villa. Saif was the youngest of his six sons. It is believed the planned attack was aimed at assassinating the Libyan leader but kinda missed the mark. GDaffy and his wife were in the house at the time of the bombing but were unscathed.
If you watched the Academy Awards this year you would have seen the name Tim Hetherington nominated for an Oscar for the documentary Restrepo. Sadly the 41 year old photojournalist and director was killed last night during a mortar attack in Libya.US photojournalist Chris Hondros and British journalist Guy Martin were also seriously injured in the attack. It is believed the group were on a Tripoli street when a rocket-propelled grenade exploded.
Sorry for laughing but when Geraldo Rivera got caught in crossfire in Libya he kinda ran like a granny. I think I would have moved a little faster than that! Hmm, I wonder if it was really snipers or just a car backfiring. You know Geraldo, ever the drama queen!