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A police officer has died after being shot during a training exercise in Manchester.
The officer suffered a serious chest injury and was taken to North Manchester General Hospital, but medics could not save his life.
The incident happened at 11.35am in the Newton Heath area, an industrial part of the city home to several factories.
A statement released by Greater Manchester Police confirmed the details of the accident, but did not explain how the fatal shot came to be fired.
It was not immediately clear whether the officer had been shot accidentally by one of his own colleagues.