New Zealand police shooting: Two officers ‘seriously injured’

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Two police officers have been shot and seriously injured after a “routine traffic stop” in Auckland, New Zealand.

The shooter fled the scene in Massey in a vehicle and has not been caught.

Police in New Zealand do not normally carry guns, and it is rare for officers to be killed in the line of duty.

According to the police, the last was in May 2009, when a senior constable was shot at a house in Napier. while carrying out a routine search warrant.

The police said more information about the Massey shooting would be released once available.