Pistorius in accident

Double amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius was having emergency surgery in Johannesburg yesterday following a boating accident on the Vaal River, his agent Peet van Zyl said.

Double amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius was having emergency surgery in Johannesburg yesterday following a boating accident on the Vaal River, his agent Peet van Zyl said.

"He was involved in a boating accident on Saturday night but the extent of the injuries will only be known after he comes out of theatre," Van Zyl said. - Sapa

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