Fox News reporter Benjamin Hall injured while covering war in Ukraine
“Earlier today, our correspondent Benjamin Hall was injured while conducting news gathering outside kyiv in Ukraine,” Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott said in a statement. “We have a minimal level of detail at this time, but Ben is hospitalized and our teams on the ground are working to gather additional information as the situation rapidly evolves.”
Hall reported on the war from kyiv, which Russian forces have been trying to surround and capture for weeks. He has three young daughters at home.
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Other network journalists remain in the country to report on the war.
“The safety of our entire team of journalists in Ukraine and the surrounding regions is our top priority and of the utmost importance,” Scott continued. “This is a stark reminder for all journalists who put their lives on the line every day to report from a war zone.”
The war has killed hundreds of civilians and injured thousands, while the number of military casualties is not immediately clear.
On Sunday, the American journalist and former New York Times explained that Brent Renaud was killed outside kyiv in Irpin, a suburban town that has seen intense fighting in recent days as Russian troops approached of the capital. The attack also injured another journalist, according to Ukrainian officials.
“We’ll let everyone know as we find out more,” Scott said. “Please keep Ben and his family in your prayers.”
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