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Oscar Pistorius gives describes details before and after girlfriends death

Today, Oscar Pistorius described in detail - the moments just before and after he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp to death.

The para-olympic athlete testified that he heard sounds of what he thought was an intruder in the bathroom. 
He says his room was dark - so he grabbed his gun from under his bed - and went back towards the bathroom without his prosthetic legs.

He says - he called out to Steenkamp three times - with no response.
He says he was convinced a burglar was coming out of the bathroom towards him - so he pulled the trigger.

He broke down on the stand as he described the moment he realized it was his girlfriend.

"I saw the keys and I unlocked the door and I threw it open and I sat over Reeva and I cried. I don't know, I don't know how long I was there for. She wasn't breathing!"     

Pistorius will  be back on the stand for what is expected to be another emotional day of testimony, tomorrow.