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Key moments from day 1 of Oscar Pistorius' trial

Watch some of the key moments from the first day of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius' murder trial.

Pistorius 'was trying to defend Reeva'

Oscar Pistorius has given a statement denying the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, at the start of his trial in Pretoria.

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Media captionOscar Pistorius: "I approached the bathroom with my firearm, so as to defend Reeva"

Neighbour 'heard terrible screams'

The first witness at the trial of Oscar Pistorius "heard terrible screams" on the night the athlete's girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp died, a court has heard.

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Media captionWitness Michelle Burger: "Just after her screams... I heard four shots"

Oscar Pistorius arrives at court

Oscar Pistorius arrives in court in Pretoria at the start of his trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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Media captionOscar Pistorius arrives at court in Pretoria