France makes belated call to bring Libyan spy chief to justice for 1989 airliner bombing

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France calls for the extradition of former Libyan spy chief Abdullah Senussi for his part in a 1989 airliner bombing over Niger that killed 170 people.

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France said on Monday it wanted to try Libya's former spy chief, Abdullah al-Senussi, over a 1989 airliner bombing in Niger that killed 170 people including 54 French nationals, reports Reuters.