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Pistorius trial to last weeks longer than planned

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The murder trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius for shooting dead his model girlfriend will extend weeks longer than expected, with a long list of prosecution and defence witnesses yet to take the stand. 

South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius attends his trial for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on March 18, 2014

The trial was supposed to have wrapped up by now, but a court statement on Sunday said the highly-publicised hearings could extend as late as May 16.

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