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Pistorius gives evidence: Live Report

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13:05 GMT - AFP IS CLOSING THIS LIVE REPORT AFTER Oscar Pistorius gave a harrowing account of the moment he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, before breaking down in court, forcing the judge to adjourn his murder trial. 

Sobbing uncontrollably, the star Paralympian described how in the dead of night on Valentine's Day last year he heard a noise and rushed to his bathroom with his gun, believing there was an intruder in his home.

"Then I heard a noise from inside the toilet, what I perceived to be someone coming out of the toilet," Pistorius told the high court in Pretoria, unable to fight back the tears.

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