Suspected Saudi Terrorist Osama bin Laden Dying, Magazine Says
March 16, 2000
Suspected Saudi Arabian terrorist Osama bin Laden, wanted in the bombing of two U.S. embassies in Africa, is dying of kidney failure, the Hong Kong-based Asiaweek magazine reported Thursday. Bin Laden, reportedly holed up in a secret location in Afghanistan, is dying of a kidney disease that is now affecting his liver, said a preview of the magazine's March 24 issue.
"The man is dying," a Western intelligence source told Asiaweek.
Bin Laden's host, Afghanistan's Taliban supreme leader Mullah Mohammad Omar, has refused to hand him over the U.S. authorities.
U.S. President Bill Clinton is expected to discuss the suspected terrorist's
case when he meets with Pakistani leader Pervez Musharraf next week.
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