New Zealand shocked as policeman shot dead in rare attack

WELLINGTON (AFP) – An unarmed New Zealand policeman was shot and killed on an Auckland street yesterday, becoming the first officer to die on duty for more than a decade in the normally peaceful South Pacific nation. Police said the officer and a colleague were approaching a crashed car when a gunman produced a rifle and opened fire. One officer died, another received serious leg injuries and a bystander was struck and badly hurt as the two men drove off in a second car, New Zealand’s police commissioner Andrew Coster said. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin