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Source: Boy’s rescuers drew fire, foiled bombs

The Alabama man who held a 5-year-old boy captive for nearly a week engaged in a firefight with SWAT agents storming his underground bunker before he was killed during the rescue operation, the FBI said Tuesday night. Also, bomb technicians scouring his rural property found two explosive devices, one in the bunker, one in a plastic pipe that negotiators used to communicate with the man.

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  • Headline: Source: Boy’s rescuers drew fire, foiled bombs
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 5 on 02/06/2013
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