Fox News reporter Benjamin Hall is “out of Ukraine” and in “good spirits” after he was fatally wounded in the ongoing conflict, the broadcaster announced.
The British journalist was reporting outside Kyiv on Monday when the car he was traveling in crashed, killing 55-year-old veteran cinematographer Pierre Zakrzewski.
Hall, 39, was taken to a hospital in Ukraine with serious injuries.
A statement from Suzanne Scott, chief executive officer of Fox News Media, said: “We have an update on our colleague, Benjamin Hall, who was critically injured while reporting outside Kyiv on Thursday. Two.
“He is now safe and out of Ukraine.
“Ben is alert and in good spirits.
“He is being treated with the best possible care in the world and we are in close contact with his wife and family. Please continue to keep him in your prayers.”
In a breaking news report on Fox News, broadcasters said Hall had been married to his wife for nearly seven years, with three young daughters waiting for him at home.
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Irish cinematographer Zakrzewski was remembered for his passion and talent as well as his “deep commitment” after he was killed in Horenka while working for the US network with Hall in Ukraine.
https://www.independent.ie/style/celebrity/celebrity-news/uk-journalist-benjamin-hall-in-good-spirits-as-he-leaves-ukraine-after-attack-41453771.html British journalist Benjamin Hall in ‘good spirits’ as he leaves Ukraine after the attack