Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RUK008

Incident date

February 26, 2022

Location

Бабаї, Babai, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Geolocation

49.898395, 36.193462 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

On February 26th 2022, one man, aged 35, was reportedly killed as a result of alleged Russian artillery fire which hit Babai, in Kharkiv.

The artillery was also reported to have destroyed a house.

This assessment has reference to ACLED code UKR54072.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Babai (Бабаї), for which the generic coordinates are: 49.898395, 36.193462. 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 harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Damage to a home caused by alleged Russian shelling of Babai on February 26, 2022. (Image posted by Redpost.com)
  • Damage to a home caused by alleged Russian shelling of Babai on February 26, 2022. (Image posted by Redpost.com)

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
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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