A former British soldier was killed fighting for Ukraine in Sievierodonetsk, according to his family’s social media posts.
According to his family, Jordan Gatley deserted the British troops in March and, after serious contemplation, joined the Ukrainian resistance against the Russian invasion.
According to the family, they learned on Friday that he had been shot and murdered.
This city is the epicentre of severe struggle to rule the Donbas region of the country.
“We are extremely proud of him and he enjoyed his job,” his family wrote on Facebook. He was a true hero and will be in our hearts forever.
The British Foreign Office stated, “We are providing assistance to the family of a British national who died in Ukraine.”
The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense did not react immediately to a written request for comment.