Lockerbie bomber expected to live for two more years, Libyan official says

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Libyan officials have said that the Lockerbie bomber is now expected to live for another two years with the help of treatment from regime's best doctors.

Col Mummar Gaddafi, the Libyan leader, has decreed that Abedelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi, a former intelligence agent, must receive the same level of medical care as afforded to state leaders.

High level Libyan officials told The Daily Telegraph that Megrahi is expected to live for at least two years, despite his release a year ago by the Scottish government on compassionate grounds that he had only three months to live.

On Friday, Megrahi's family are expected to mark the first anniversary of his return, from a prison sentence in Scotland for the mass murder of 270 people in the 1988 bombing of PanAm flight 103, quietly at the home.

Officials said his wife, mother, five sons and brothers, plan to gather for an Iftar meal to break the fast marking the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The state media has been told to show pictures of Megrahi's return to mark the occasion....

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