American soldier Stephen Zabelsky died in Ukraine

American soldier Stephen Zabelsky died in Ukraine
American soldier Stephen Zabelsky died in Ukraine
Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Published: June 21 2022 at 04:29 pm
Source: myukraineis.org

Stephen Zabelsky the second US citizen to die in the war in Ukraine

Stephen Zabelsky, a 52-year-old American, died in the war in Ukraine.

This was reported by The Washington Post.

American soldier Stephen Zabelsky died in Ukraine
American soldier Stephen Zabelsky died in Ukraine

It exploded on a mine

The American is survived by his wife and five adopted children, one grandson, seven siblings, eight nieces and nephews.

Rolling Stone magazine , citing several people familiar with the circumstances of Zabelski's death, reports that he was a veteran of the US Army and died when a mine exploded.

According to obituaries, Zabelsky died near the village of Dorozhnyanka (Zaporizhzhya region) on May 15.

The State Department is in touch with the family and has provided "all possible consular assistance," the State Department said. The official declined to provide more detailed information "out of respect for the family at this difficult time."

This is the second US citizen to die in the war in Ukraine. It was 22-year-old Willie soldier Joseph Cancel, who worked for a private military company.

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