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Pan Am 103 Victim’s Father Reflects On Qaddafi’s Death

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PITTSBURGH (NEWSRADIO 1020 KDKA) — Muammar Qaddafi’s reign as leader of Libya is over, and one person that is quietly celebrating in our area is Glenn Johnson, father of Pan Am 103 bombing victim Beth Ann Johnson.

The Johnsons and other families of the victims have long blamed Qaddafi for the bombing of Pan Am 103.

Johnson talked to KDKA AM’s Larry Richert and John Shumway about the death of the Libyan leader.

“This is a great relief to the families. We have been trying for so, so long to get the truth out,” Johnson said. “Qaddafi had admitted to the UN that they were responsible, but then immediately and for years now has been funding different, various figures especially in the Scottish and British government to undermine the conviction of al-Megrahi, who actually caused the bombing.

“This has been a very, very hard thing for the families to endure and for this to finally happen, to finally have the person who is responsible for Beth’s and everybody else on the plane and on the ground’s deaths to come to justice is something that I think will ease all our minds and hearts,” he added.

Listen to the full interview here:

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