Monday, August 29, 2011

The Lockerbie bomber is in a coma in Tripoli

The head of the 1996 Lockerbie bombing which killed 270 people, the Libyan Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, was found comatose in Tripoli due to prostate cancer sufferer, reported the CNN. The station reported statements by his son, Khaled Elmegarhi, who said he receives only oxygen and no one has given any advice.

After the fall of President Gaddafi last week Relatives of Al Megrahi have complained that the former Libyan intelligence agent, whose last appearance was in July in a wheelchair with former Libyan leader, lacked proper medical care. "No doctor, no one who ask. We have no phone line to call anyone, "he lamented his son.

After his release from prison where he was serving sentence Scottish since 2001, Al Mehagri was received in August 2009 by the authorities of the regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi honored as a hero at an airport in Tripoli and street parties, sparking outrage around its release. On August 20, 2009 Al Megrahi, convicted for his role in the bombing of a passenger aircraft on Pan Am the Scottish town of Lockerbie, was released after considering his remaining three months of life because of prostate cancer.

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