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      Pistorius charged with premeditated murder

      OscarPistorius says he shot his girlfriend to death by mistake, thinking she was arobber.{} Chief magistrate Desmond Nair sawdifferently.{} Nair ruled that Pistoriuswill be prosecuted under the charge of premeditated murder.

      Thedouble amputee said in an affidavit read by his lawyer at his bail hearingTuesday that he felt vulnerable because he did not have on his prosthetic legswhen he pumped bullets into the locked bathroom door.

      Then herealized that model Reeva Steenkamp was not in his bed. He says "It filledme with horror and fear."

      He put onhis legs, then smashed the bathroom door down with a cricket bat to findSteenkamp shot inside.

      Pistoriussays "she died in my arms."

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