Tunisia shooting: One dead after two men on a motorcycle open fire on three police officers in Sousse

Officials on the outskirts of the coastal Tunisian city of Sousse have launched a major search operation, after two men on a motorcyle armed with a rifle opened fire on three policemen, killing one.

The victim died on the way to hospital, according to the Tunisian Interior Ministry.

Security officials said in a statement earlier that the other two men were also hit, but the Interior Ministry has since confirmed that this was not the case and the men were unharmed.