Oscar Pistorius in the dock during a break in court proceedings
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Oscar Pistorius bail hearing enters third day

The bail hearing for South African paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, accused of murdering his girlfriend, is due to enter its third day.

Correspondents say the magistrate's line of questioning on Wednesday indicated he may be considering bail.

Mr Pistorius is accused of the premeditated murder of model Reeva Steenkamp, 29. He says he shot her after mistaking her for an intruder.

Alpa Patel reports.

  • 21 Feb 2013
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