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Oscar Pistorius trial: Athlete arrives at court

3 March 2014 Last updated at 08:50 GMT

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has arrived in court in the capital, Pretoria, at the start of his trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Mr Pistorius shot Ms Steenkamp, 29, a model and reality TV star, at his home in Pretoria on 14 February 2013.

State prosecutors allege the killing was premeditated, but he claims he mistook her for an intruder.

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