Trade Center bomber Omar Abdel-Rahman dies in prison in U.S., says son

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Posted: Feb 18, 2017 11:18 AM

CAIRO (Reuters) - Omar Abdel-Rahman, convicted of the bombing of the World Trade Center in New York in 1993, has died in prison in the United States, his son Ammar told Reuters on Saturday.

Ammar said his family had received a phone call from a U.S. representative saying his father had died.

(Reporting by Mohamed Abdellah; writing by Asma Alsharif; Editing by Kevin Liffey)