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One Turkish police officer died and another was injured on Wednesday after being hit by a helicopter rotor blade at a police training school in Niğde province.

According to the state-run Anadolu news agency, 27-year-old Abdullah Yıldırım, a special operations police officer and a trainer at the police school, was hit by the rotor blade of a helicopter that was landing during a training session on Wednesday.

Twenty-five-year-old special operations police officer Azim Doğan sustained a non-life-threatening injury to the leg in the incident, Niğde Police Chief Salim Cebeloğlu told Anadolu.

Cebeloğlu also said an investigation into the incident had been launched.

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