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Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan safe after convoy attacked

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday one policeman was killed and another injured when his convoy was attacked on its way to a campaign rally< CNN re­ports.  Erdogan was not in the convoy at the time of the attack and was airlifted to his next stop in a helicopter, NTV news reported. The attack happened in northern Turkey, between the cities of Kastamonu and Cankiri, where the prime minister had a campaign event. Addressing a rally later in Amasya, Erdogan expressed his sorrow about the death, and blamed the attack on separatist groups.

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