Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RUK003

Incident date

February 25, 2022

Location

Харківська Державна Зооветеринарна Академія, Kharkiv State Zoological and Veterinary Academy, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Geolocation

50.073266, 36.140072 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

On February 25th 2022 one civilian, a child, was reportedly injured as a result of an alleged Russian shell which hit the “Zoovet Academy”, a veterinary academy on Akademichna Street in Mala Danylivka, Kharkiv.

According to Harkiv.noyyny news site, Proliska humanitarian mission recieved a request for the evacuation of the area.

This assessment has reference to ACLED Code: UKR53878.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the Kharkiv State Zoological and Veterinary Academy (Харківська Державна Зооветеринарна Академія), for which the generic coordinates are: 50.073316, 36.141668. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

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Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Military

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Russian Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Military
  • Russian Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Military

Sources (8) [ collapse]