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Amazon condemned for selling Pistorius Halloween costume

An image of the so-called blade gunner costume shows a man wearing socks meant to look like prosthetic legs and a green athlete's kit.

Picture: Amazon.com

JOHANNESBURG - Amazon has come under fire for selling an Oscar Pistorius Halloween costume.

An image of the so-called blade gunner costume shows a man wearing socks meant to look like prosthetic legs and a green athlete's kit.

He also holds a toy gun in his hand.

The advert was immediately taken down by the store after several complaints.

Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentines Day in 2013.

His murder trial made headlines around the world

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