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Lockerbie bomber 'should be left to die in peace'

Many people believe Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi should now be left to die in peace, Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond has said.

Mr Salmond said it was time to lay to rest the "ridiculous" conspiracy theory he was not dying of prostate cancer.

Megrahi's family has told a CNN TV crew at his home in Tripoli he is close to death and falling in and out of a coma.

  • 29 Aug 2011
  • From the section Africa
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