Families of victims killed in the Libyan bombing of a U.S. airliner over
Scotland in 1988 said justice was served with the death of Libyan
leader Muammar Gaddafi on Thursday — but they also hoped it would reveal
others behind the attack.
Libya’s interim leader gave forces loyal to deposed ruler Muammar
Gaddafi a four-day deadline yesterday to surrender or face a bloody end
to a war that the new leadership said has killed 50,000 people.
Muammar Gaddafi taunted his Libyan enemies and their Western backers on
Thursday as rebel forces battled pockets of loyalists across Tripoli in
an ever more urgent quest to find and silence the fugitive strongman.
Libyan rebels sacked Muammar Gaddafi’s Tripoli bastion, seizing weapons
and smashing symbols of a 42-year dictatorship whose demise will
transform Libya and send a warning to other Arab autocrats facing