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Pistorius re-enacts Steenkamp shooting in leaked video

Video footage of paralympian Oscar Pistorius re-enacting the night he shot dead Reeva Steenkamp will be shown on Australian television.

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Court hears Pistorius would have difficulty firing a gun

Oscar Pistorius' doctor has told the court the defendant would have difficulty firing a gun as the recoil would have an impact on his balance.

Oscar Pistorius listens to his doctor give evidence at his murder trial. Credit: REUTERS/Phill Magakoe/Pool

Dr Versfeld said, "If he is stretching out and he's having difficulty balancing, then the recoil would have an effect on him".

Pistorius denies murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, saying he mistakenly believed she was an intruder when he shot her through the bathroom door.

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