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Five former Stasi members quizzed over Lockerbie bombing

Five former Stasi members quizzed over Lockerbie bombing
Thursday 21
21:31 2019

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Abdelbaset al-Megrahi is the only person to have been convicted of the 1988 bombing Five former members of the Stasi, the intelligence service in communist East Germany, have been questioned over the Lockerbie bombing. A German state prosecutor has confirmed the five were spoken to at the request of authorities in Scotland. It is part of the ongoing criminal inquiry into the atrocity 30 years ago. According to reports in Germany, the individuals were in their 70s and 80s, and were interviewed as witnesses, not suspects, over the last nine months. "These are solely ...

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Summary: Individuals who worked for the East German intelligence service have been questioned as part of the ongoing inquiry.

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