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Lockerbie Bomber Fading Fast

EU cancer specialists flown in to treat al-Megrahi
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 2, 2009 2:08 PM CDT
Lockerbie Bomber Fading Fast
Released Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, is seen in a hospital bed in Tripoli Sunday Aug. 30, 2009 in this image taken from TV from footage by Britain's Channel 4 News.   (AP Photo/Channel 4 News, via APTN)

(Newser) – The condition of the cancer-stricken Lockerbie bomber has taken a sharp turn for the worse in the last few days, the Times of London reports. "The last check-up was very, very bad. He's dying. He is unable to speak to anyone," said the brother of Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi. Cancer specialists are reportedly being flown from Europe to Tripoli in a chartered aircraft, though al-Megrahi's brother wouldn't say who was paying for them.
(Read more cancer stories.)

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