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Uganda's former dictator Idi Amin in coma

July 21, 2003 10:17 IST

Former dictator Idi Amin, who had forced many Indians based in Uganda to flee the country, is in coma and is under treatment at a hospital in Saudi Arabia.

Amin ruled Uganda for eight years from 1971 and fled to Saudi Arabia after being deposed in 1979.

Amin, now 80, is overweight and has been keeping poor health for some time now, CNN reports.

The Ugandan government has reportedly turned down his family's request to allow him to be buried in his homeland.

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Sub: bit of evil has beeen removed from this earth

A bit of evil has been eliminated from this earth.Idi Amin id dead and i think that the 50000 people's souls who died by the ...

Posted by mihir

Sub: Tit for tat

This insane guy forced people out of his country, now he is not being allowed be buried in his own country. All dictators do have ...

Posted by Sanjay Sinha

Sub: amin dada

mr.president musseveni's deccision for not allowing amin's dead body in UGANDA is appreciable..neither in hell there is place for amin,better remain in COMA....

Posted by dhananjay

Sub: Uganda's former dictator Idi Amin in coma

Its good that the Ugandan govt has debied permission to bury his body. Its a pity though that a country like Saudi has given him ...

Posted by Sohel

Sub: Idi Amin

Cats have 9 lives. Satans have many more.

Posted by D Chattopadhyay


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