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Oscar Pistorius verdict: Key moments from day one

The judge in the trial of Oscar Pistorius has ruled out murder charges but has postponed a possible verdict of culpable homicide until Friday.

Judge Thokozile Masipa said prosecutors had not proved that the athlete meant to kill his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, prompting tears from the Olympic sprinter.

But she said he acted hastily and had been negligent. Adjourning the trial, the judge said a reasonable person would not have fired.

BBC News rounds up some of the key moments from the day.

  • 11 Sep 2014
  • From the section Africa
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