Lockerbie bomber Megrahi has died in Libya: brother

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Posted: May 20, 2012 8:24 AM
Lockerbie bomber Megrahi has died in Libya: brother

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The former Libyan intelligence officer convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing that killed 270 people has died, his brother said on Sunday. He was 59.

Abdel Basset al-Megrahi died at home after a long battle with cancer. His health had deteriorated quickly, his brother Abdulhakim told Reuters on Sunday.

(Reporting By Hadeel Al-Shalchi)