Dual Canadian casualties within Ukrainian security forces in Artemivsk

The Canadian television channel CTV reported that two Canadian citizens who fought in the ranks of the Ukrainian security forces were killed during clashes in Artemovsk (Bakhmut) last week.

And according to channel“21-year-old Cole Zelenko from Ontario and 27-year-old Kyle Porter from Alberta. They fought as part of the 92nd Mechanized Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. They died as a result of artillery shelling in Artemovsk. It was established that Zelenko and Porter were the only Canadian citizens in their unit.”

For its part, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Canada has not yet confirmed the information received.

Earlier, an adviser to the acting president of the DPR, Yan Gagin, said that Russian units control about 90% of the city of Artemovsk.

The city of Artyomovsk is located north of the large city of Gorlovka and is considered an important transport hub for supplying the group of Ukrainian troops in the Donbass, and since last summer there have been fierce battles for control of the city.

Source: TASS

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