Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RUK005

Incident date

February 25, 2022

Location

Державний біотехнологічний університет, State Biotechnical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Geolocation

50.041320, 36.194789 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

On February 25th 2022, two civilians were wounded near the State Biotechnical University in Lozovenki when an alleged Russian shell hit a passing car.

According to local sources, all of the students and employees were in a shelter and were not injured.

This assessment has reference to ACLED code UKR53878.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention a vehicle being struck in the vicinity of the Lozovinka campus of the State Biotechnical University (Державний біотехнологічний університет), for which the generic coordinates are: 50.041320, 36.194789. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian infrastructure
    School
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (4) [ 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 infrastructure
    School
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]