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Pistorius Vomits in Court at Graphic Images of Steenkamp's Body

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Oscar Pistorius covers his mouth with his hands as he listens to forensic evidence during his trial in court in Pretoria, South Africa, on Thursday.Alet Pretorius / Pool via AP

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Oscar Pistorius vomited and sobbed in court Thursday as graphic close-up images of the body of Reeva Steenkamp were repeatedly shown during his murder trial.

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Oscar Pistorius covers his mouth with his hands as he listens to forensic evidence during his trial in court in Pretoria, South Africa, on Thursday.Alet Pretorius / Pool via AP

Images of Steenkamp's gunshot wounds appeared very briefly, and seemingly by mistake, as the court scrolled through other images of the scene.

Reeva's body was pictured on the floor, and then later followed by a close-up of her bloody face. Pistorius immediately started to vomit and sob after seeing the close-up.

Pistorius denies murdering his girlfriend Steenkamp at his home on Feb. 14 last year. He says he thought she was an intruder.

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