Oscar Pistorius to serve 13 years after supreme court resentence

A South African court has more than doubled Oscar Pistorius's murder sentence after finding the original ruling 'shockingly lenient'.

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    A South African court has more than doubled Oscar Pistorius's murder sentence after finding the original ruling 'shockingly lenient'.

    The South African gold-medal winning Paralympian will serve 13 years and five months.

    The previous sentence was for six years.

    Pistorius was convicted of the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

    Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from Pretoria.


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