Lockerbie marks 20th anniversary

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Events get under way later in Lockerbie to mark the 20th anniversary of the tragedy which killed 270 people.

Pan Am Flight 103 was blown up over the town on 21 December 1988, claiming the lives of everyone on the plane and 11 local residents on the ground.

A number of"low key" ceremonies are taking place in the town in accordance with the wishes of the community.

A tribute is also planned in the US at the Lockerbie memorial in the Arlington National Cemetery in Washington DC.

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