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Fresh appeal to have Pistorius charged with murder

Prosecutors have appealed to South Africa's Supreme Court to have the conviction against Oscar Pistorius changed from 'multiple homicide' to murder.

The paralympian was found guilty of the lesser charge of culpable homicide - the equivalent of manslaughter - last year after shooting dead Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013.

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Judge: Miracle 'not to shoot someone' when firing through door

An appeal court judge has told Oscar Pistorius' lawyer that it "would be a miracle not to shoot someone" if firing repeatedly through a door which someone is behind.

Responding to the lawyer's submission that the original judge in his client's case had not ignored key circumstantial evidence Justice Leach said: "If you put four shoots through that door you must surely foresee that you will shoot someone."

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