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BP 'cautious over top kill'

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BP chief executive Tony Hayward has said the outcome of the operation to seal the oil leak would not be clear for another 48 hours.

His comments come as President Obama visited the oil-hit areas and said the US would do "whatever it takes" to help those affected.

Correspondent Andy Gallacher outlines the latest on the repair attempts.


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