Fox News reporter Benjamin Hall wounded in Kyiv blast feels he's 'pretty damn lucky'

Hall wrote on Twitter, 'Its been over three weeks since the attack in Ukraine and I wanted to start sharing it all'


                            Fox News reporter Benjamin Hall wounded in Kyiv blast feels he's 'pretty damn lucky'
Benjamin Hall, Fox News journalist, opens up about Kyiv blast experience on his Twitter account (Photo by Twitter/Benjamin Hall and Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
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Benjamin Hall, who was injured while reporting the Russia-Ukraine conflict, is speaking out for the first time since the tragedy, using his Twitter account to share updates. Hall wrote on Twitter, "Its been over three weeks since the attack in Ukraine and I wanted to start sharing it all."

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The tweet continued, "But first I need to pay tribute to my colleagues Pierre and Sasha who didnt make it that day. Pierre and I traveled the world together, working was his joy and his joy was infectious. RIP." In a separate tweet, Hall elaborated on the extent of his injuries.

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"To sum it up, I've lost half a leg on one side and a foot on the other. One hand is being put together, one eye is no longer working, and my hearing is pretty blown… but all in all I feel pretty damn lucky to be here - and it is the people who got me here who are amazing!"

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Hall posted a picture of himself in a hospital bed, wearing an eye patch and surrounded by medical wires and equipment. Following Hall's updates, many of his FOX colleagues have shown their support and encouragement. On his show this evening, Sean Hannity discussed Hall's health updates. Hannity stated, "First to Pierre and Sasha’s family – our thoughts and prayers are with all of them as they suffer. You know you think about all the injuries, all the lives lost for the cause of freedom."

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"Ben as a friend and a colleague, you did amazing work in Ukraine, all of us here at FOX, everyone, I know I speak for every person that works on this network, we are praying for you, your family during your road to recovery and we pray for the families of these two brave journalists, Sasha and Pierre, who did not make it home. We wish you a speedy recovery," Hannity concluded.

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Thousands of people have expressed their support for Hall on Twitter in the form of good wishes for the injured journalist. Hall has been out for over three weeks due to an injury. Pierre Zakrzewski, his colleague, was tragically killed when the car in which they were riding came under fire. According to FOX News, Hall was rescued from the combat zone and taken to a German hospital before being moved to a military medical center in Texas.

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