Thousands flock to bomber’s deathbed – Libyans surround Megrahi’s house for his final days

Sunday Mail – Exclusive - 12 December 2010

SUPPORTERS of the Lockerbie bomber gathered outside his home yesterday as he neared death.

Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, who is in a coma and on a life support machine, is expected to have only days to live.

Thousands of well-wishers from across Libya made their way to the house in the Tripoli suburbs where he is currently surrounded by family members.

Neighbour Hamza Dajani said: “The scenes on the roads leading up to the house have been chaotic at times but police are keeping order in the immediate vicinity.

“More officers have been drafted in because there is no doubt that Megrahi is a hugely popular man – and many …

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