Pistorius breaks down as he recalls Steenkamp's death

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Brazil's Alan Fonteles Cardoso Oliveira, left, celebrates after running in to win the gold medal ahead of South Africa's Oscar Pistorius, right, who took the silver medal in the men's 200m T44 category final during the athletics competition at the 2012 Paralympics, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, in London.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
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Brazil's Alan Fonteles Cardoso Oliveira, left, celebrates after running in to win the gold medal ahead of South Africa's Oscar Pistorius, right, who took the silver medal in the men's 200m T44 category final during the athletics competition at the 2012 Paralympics, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius broke down and sobbed in the witness stand on Tuesday when he described the moment he realized he had shot dead his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, through a locked toilet door at his home.

(Reporting by David Dolan; Writing by Ed Cropley; Editing by Pascal Fletcher)

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