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Lockerbie bomber reported in coma in Tripoli: CNN

08-29-2011 08:31 BJT

Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the convicted Lockerbie bomber, has been found in Tripoli, according to US media. A CNN correspondent says Megrahi is in his home in the capital. According to his son, Megrahi has stopped eating and is drifting in and out of a coma.

Scottish authorities said several days ago that they'd lost contact with Megrahi during the recent fighting for the Libyan capital. Megrahi was released from a Scottish prison in 2009, on compassionate grounds, after serving 8 years of a life sentence for the murder of 270 people aboard a jumbo jet in 1988. He was said to be suffering from cancer at the time, and had three months to live.

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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