Fox News Hosts Ask for Prayers After Colleague Is Injured Covering War in Ukraine

A Fox News journalist was injured while covering Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Monday.

Fox reporter Bill Melugin revealed that Benjamin Hall was injured while covering the conflict near the capital city of Kyiv.

The circumstances of Hall’s injury are currently unknown.

Fox’s John Roberts shared an update from the channel’s CEO, Suzanne Scott, shortly after the news of the injury broke. Roberts confirmed that Hall is hospitalized, with Fox possessing only minimum details on the injury.

“Earlier today, our correspondent Benjamin Hall was injured while newsgathering outside of Kyiv in Ukraine,” Scott’s message began.

“We have a minimal level of details right now, but Ben is hospitalized, and our teams on the ground are working to gather additional information as the situation quickly unfolds.

“The safety of our entire team of journalists in Ukraine and the surrounding regions is our top priority and of the utmost importance,” the statement continued.

“This is a stark reminder for all journalists who are putting their lives on the line every day to deliver the news from the war zone.

“We will update everyone as we know more.

“Please keep Ben, and his family, in your prayers,” the message concluded.

Hall’s colleagues expressed their sympathies following the reports of his injury.

Hall is a State Department correspondent at Fox, having experience covering numerous armed conflicts throughout his journalism career.

A conventional war poses more dangers to journalists than insurgencies, with aircraft and artillery used to inflict casualties that are often indiscriminate.

The Western Journal is monitoring the situation for further updates.

Via        The Western Journal

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