The officers were shot after arriving at the scene in an isolated hamlet in central France, the authorities said. The gunman has not been arrested.
At least 30 journalists were killed this year, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists, with 21 slain as a direct result of their work.
Gheorghe Nica, of Romania, and Eamonn Harrison, of Northern Ireland, were found guilty for the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants who were found in a container in southeastern England in 2019.
A German court sentenced a white supremacist to life for killing two and attempting to storm a synagogue in the country’s worst act of anti-Semitism since World War II.