Abdelbasset al-Megrahi being helped off a plane
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Lockerbie hearing in Washington on Megrahi release

US senators investigating the release of the Lockerbie bomber will hold a hearing in Washington on Wednesday.

The senate's foreign relations committee is to question medical experts and US state department officials about the Scottish government's decision to free Abdelbasset al-Megrahi on compassionate grounds.

Key witnesses from the UK have turned down their invitations to attend.

Glenn Campbell reports.

  • 29 Sep 2010
  • From the section UK