Fox News reporter Benjamin Hall stated he feels “pretty damn lucky to be here” in his first social media posts since March, when he was injured in an assault whereas protecting the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Hall additionally supplied the primary horrifying particulars about simply how significantly his accidents have been, and paid tribute to his two colleagues who have been killed in the assault.
“Its [sic] been over three weeks since the attack in Ukraine and I wanted to start sharing it all,” Hall stated on Twitter. “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 observe up tweet, which additionally included a photograph displaying that he now wears an eye fixed patch, Hall continued: “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!”
Hall, together with Fox conflict zone photograph journalist Pierre Zakrzewski, 55, and Ukrainian journalist Oleksandra Kuvshinova, 24, have been simply outdoors of Kyiv on March 14 when the automobile they have been in was attacked, apparently by Russian forces. Zakrzewski and Kuvishinova have been each killed in that assault and Hall, who barely survived, was evacuated to the US shortly after.
Since March 25 he has been in a Texas hospital recovering from a number of, intensive surgical procedures, the character of which remained unknown till Thursday.