On February 26th 2022, one elderly woman was reportedly killed when an alleged Russian forces artillery strike hit a residential nine storey building with the address of 40a Buchma Street, in Kharkiv. 20 other people were rescued and two were reportedly taken to hospital, injured.
Redpost.com reported that there was destruction of the “bearing wall of the staircase and flights of stairs from the 2nd to the 7th floors, building structures of apartments on the 4th, 5th and 6th floors were damaged.” It reported that the elderly women died as a result of the destruction that was caused by the artillery fire, who lived on the 5th floor.
The Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office announced an investigation into the incident based on a violation of the laws and customs of war related to premeditated murder (part 2 of article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).
The time of the incident was reported from 21.00 to 22.50.
The incident occured between 9:00 pm and 10:50 pm local time.
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Reports of the incident mention the building of 40A on Buchma Street (ул. Бучмы) being struck, for which the generic coordinates are: 50.026307, 36.364638. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.