Scottish government yet to decide on Lockerbie bomber release
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* No decision made on Lockerbie bomber release says Scottish government
* 57-year-old Megrahi is suffering from terminal prostate cancer
* Megrahi, serving a life sentence for the bombing that killed 270 people in 1988
(CNN) -- The Scottish government have said no decision has been made on releasing the man convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing.
Reports suggested that Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi could be released next week.
The government statement followed reports that Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi, serving a life sentence for the bombing that killed 270 people, could be released on compassionate grounds.
The 57-year-old is suffering from terminal prostate cancer. A court rejected his appeal for release last November, saying he could be treated at a prison hosp
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