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

Image caption Mr Pistorius arriving at the court in Pretoria on Wednesday morning
Image caption Defence lawyer Barry Roux led Mr Pistorius carefully through witness accounts they disagree with
Media captionOscar Pistorius told prosecutor Gerrie Nel that he "made a terrible mistake"
Image caption State prosecutor Gerrie Nel went on the attack immediately
Media captionThe court was shown a Sky News report showing Pistorius at a shooting range
Image caption June Steenkamp looked straight ahead as images of her daughter's head injuries were shown to the court
Image caption Mr Pistorius looked pale and tired as he was swamped by media while leaving the court