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Military helicopter crashes in Azerbaijan

A military helicopter of the Azerbaijani State Border Service crashed this morning while performing training flights at the Garaheybat air range, located on the territory of the Khizi region.

People were reportedly killed and others were wounded as a result of the accident, according to the Azerbaijani State Border Service.

“Today, at about 10:40 am [06:40 GMT], a military helicopter of the State Border Service crashed during training flights … in the Khizi region,” the border service said in a statement.

The command of the State Border Service and the General Prosecutor’s Office are at the scene of the incident. In connection with the incident, joint investigative measures are being carried out.