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Alabama hostage stand-off continues

4 February 2013 Last updated at 19:14 GMT

Hostage negotiators in the US are trying to secure the release of a five-year-old boy who was kidnapped seven days ago.

He has been taken captive by a 65-year-old Vietnam veteran who's holding him in a bunker in Alabama.

The BBC's Washington correspondent Adam Brookes reports.