Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Fox News’ Benjamin Hall Reveals Injuries From Ukraine Attack


correspondent has made his first public statement since being severely injured in .

Hall, 39, nearly died when the vehicle he was riding in came under Russian shelling in a village on the outskirts of Kyiv on March 14.


Two of Hall's colleagues, Fox News cameraman and Ukrainian producer and Fox News contractor , were killed. (RELATED: Fox News Photojournalist Killed in Ukraine)

Hall began by honoring the memory of his fellow reporters. He paid special homage to Zakrzewski, 55, who traveled the world with him on behalf of Fox.

Hall then revealed the extent of his injuries, which included losing part of his leg, a foot and his vision in one eye.

Mediaite reports:

Fox News national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin explained to People how Hall was evacuated from Ukraine after he was wounded. The outlet reported that Press Secretary John Kirby assisted, but had to wait until Hall was out of Ukraine.

Hall eventually made his way to Germany.

Since 2015, Hall and Zakrzewski have covered the Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria wars for Fox News. Shortly before his death, Zakrzewski received Fox's “Unsung Hero” employee award for evacuating Fox News contractors and their families from Afghanistan during the 's chaotic withdrawal. (RELATED: Fox News Hires Caitlyn Jenner)