'Scotland decides to release Lockerbie bomber on compassionate grounds'

Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi will be released on compassionate grounds, following a decision made by the Scottish government on Thursday, Sky News reported. The British television network did not the source of its information. Earlier, the decision to free Megrahi was criticized by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, as well as by families of victims killed during the attack.