Dyfed Powys Police said the search for April Jones would continue until there is nowhere left to look.
In a statement released today, the force said:
We will keep looking untilwe are satisfied that we have exhausted all lines of enquiry. We are notputting an end date on the operation, and we are not willing to speculate howmuch longer it will last, but we will say that we are committed to stay here untilwe can be sure that there are no more viable places to look for April’s body.
They added that the search had taken in a huge range of locations and terrains:
This is one of the largest search operations in the UK in police history.
Specialist teams from other agencies and organisations have been searching rivers and the sea; mines and quarries; and various other confined spaces on the hillsides of Machynlleth.
Volunteers from a number of mountain rescue teams have walked for miles over the mountain sides all working together looking for clues and evidence that may help us find April.
More top news
Over 40,000 people picked up their packs to take part in the annual marathon in the capital.
The country's voters are concerned about security, the economy, and the 10% unemployment rate.
A pregnant woman and a man suffered "severe discomfort" after someone threw bleach at them from a passing car, hitting them in the eyes.