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Pistorius faces blistering cross-examination

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South African Olympic star Oscar Pistorius faced fierce cross-examination at his murder trial Wednesday, with the prosecution demanding he admit his girlfriend's death was more than just a "terrible mistake." 

State prosecutor, Gerrie Nel, looks on while cross-examining South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius during his trial at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on April 9, 2014

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel also told Pistorius that Reeva Steenkamp's head exploded when she was shot and tried to force him to look at a horrific police photograph of her injuries.

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