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Fifth day for Alabama hostage stand-off

Police in Midland City in the US state of Alabama are spending a fifth day negotiating with a man accused of holding a young boy hostage in a bunker.

Jimmy Lee Dykes, 65, is accused of boarding a school bus on Tuesday and shooting the driver before taking the five-year-old boy.

Officials say they are talking to Mr Dykes but have released no details of his demands.

Tim Allman reports.