12-04-2016  6:20 am      •     

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Relatives of the victims of the 1988 Pan Am bombing say they're relieved that Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi is dead.

Susan Cohen of Cape May Court House, N.J., lost her 20-year-old daughter, Theodora, in the explosion over Scotland. She says she's buying a bottle of expensive champagne to celebrate.

Kara Weipz (WEEPS') of Mount Laurel, N.J., lost her 20-year-old brother in the bombing. She says the world is a better and safer place without Gadhafi.

She says she hopes Gadhafi left evidence of Libya's involvement in the bombing. It killed all 259 aboard and 11 on the ground in the town of Lockerbie. Many victims were Americans flying from London to New York.

In London, Prime Minister David Cameron says "today is a day to remember all of Gadhafi's victims."

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