A viral claim suggesting that United States General Eric Olson was captured by Russian troops at the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol. The claim also suggested that apart from the U. General the Russian forces also captured the British Lieutenant Colonel John Bailey.
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The rumor surrounding Olson’s capture started after a tweet by user Ukraine News. “US Admiral Eric Olson (Highly decorated special ops commander) born in #Tacoma , Wa USA captured in #Azovstal #Mariupol #BREAKING.”
There is news of Canadian, French, German and Turkish officers still hiding inside tunnels…
— UkraineNews (@Ukraine66251776) May 15, 2022
Source: Twitter and Yakow Kedmy