2 police officers have been shot dead in Germany during a routine traffic stop.
At 03:20 GMT 2 German officers stopped a vehicle in the Kusel district in Rhineland-Palatinate, a state on the French border.
A 29-year-old male officer and a 24-year-old female officer were shot dead at the scene. The latter was still a student at police academy.
Police have launched a manhunt for the perpetrators.