AP PHOTOS: Lockerbie bombing victims remembered

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The shadow of a member of the public is seen looking at the main memorial stone in memory of the victims of Pan Am flight 103 bombing, in the garden of remembrance at Dryfesdale Cemetery, near Lockerbie, Scotland. Saturday Dec. 21, 2013. Pan Am flight 103 was blown apart above the Scottish border town of Lockerbie on Dec. 21, 1988. All 269 passengers and crew on the flight and 11 people on the ground were killed in the bombing. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell).
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Twenty-five years ago, Pan Am 103, a New York-bound flight from London, exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all 259 people aboard the plane, and 11 others on the ground.

Memorial services were held Saturday in the United States, Scotland and England as families remembered the terror attack's victims. Many of the dead were American college students flying home for Christmas.

Bagpipes sounded and wreaths were laid in the Scottish town of Lockerbie and mourners gathered for a moment of silence at London's Westminster Abbey. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told victims' relatives at Arlington National Cemetery that they should take comfort in their unity even if time cannot erase their loss.

Here's a collection of images from that catastrophic day in 1988 and from this weekend's services.

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