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BP cap plugs Gulf oil leak
Cautious welcome as flow of oil from ruptured well is temporarily halted.
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2010 02:13 GMT

Nearly three months since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, the flow of oil from the ruptured undersea oil well has been halted – at least temporarily.

Engineers from oil giant BP are waiting to see if the new cap placed over the well can hold the oil without blowing a new leak.

Al Jazeera's John Terrett reports from New Orleans.

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