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Accredited journalists began entering courtroom GD the High Court in Pretoria ahead of paralympian Oscar Pistorius's murder trial. Photo: @Sefara_Mak/ Makhudu Sefara

Pretoria - Accredited journalists began entering courtroom GD at 8.42am at the High Court in Pretoria on Monday ahead of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's murder trial.

The first row in the courtroom was reserved for family and the prosecution team.

Pistorius, 27, is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his Pretoria home last year.

He faces charges of premeditated murder and contravening the Firearms Control Act in a trial which is expected to last at least three weeks.

The proceedings in the wood-panelled courtroom will be broadcast live on television and radio, with the initial indictment listing 107 witnesses to testify for the State.

The trial was due to start at 10am. - Sapa


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