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Text of Pistorius affidavit at bail hearing

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South Africa's star athlete Oscar Pistorius stands accused of killing his 29-year-old model girlfriend on Valentine's Day. Here are the some of the key points in his affidavit seeking bail at a court hearing on Tuesday: 

South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius (C) appears on February 19, 2013 at the Magistrate Court in Pretoria as he father Henke (3rd L), brother Carl (2nd L) and sister Aimee (L) attend. Pistorius battled to secure bail as he appeared on charges of murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on February 14, Valentine's Day.

"I fail to understand how I could be charged with murder, let alone premeditated murder, as I had no intention to kill my girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

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