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Pistorius trial: Day 18 round-up in tweets and video

  • 9 April 2014
  • From the section Africa

It was another dramatic day in Pretoria as Oscar Pistorius took the stand once again to give evidence in his trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

It was also the first chance for state prosecutor Gerrie Nel to question the athlete as his cross-examination got under way.

Here is how our reporters covered the day's testimony, via tweets and video reports. You can follow coverage when proceedings resume via our correspondents in Pretoria on Twitter here.

Day 18 - Wednesday 9 April

Mr Pistorius arriving at the court in Pretoria on Wednesday morning
Defence lawyer Barry Roux led Mr Pistorius carefully through witness accounts they disagree with
State prosecutor Gerrie Nel went on the attack immediately
June Steenkamp looked straight ahead as images of her daughter's head injuries were shown to the court
Mr Pistorius looked pale and tired as he was swamped by media while leaving the court