Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi
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Lockerbie bomber found 'in coma' in Tripoli

Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi is in a coma at his Tripoli home in Libya, it is being reported.

CNN said Megrahi appeared to be "at death's door" in the care of family. He is technically on licence but his whereabouts had been unknown.

Megrahi was freed from a Scottish prison in 2009 on health grounds. There have been calls for him to be returned to jail in the UK or tried in the US.

Daniel Griffiths reports.

  • 29 Aug 2011
  • From the section Africa