At least one woman was reported injured and later pronounced dead as a result of alleged Russian shelling in Kharkiv, February 28th 2022.
Local sources reported that the woman was a ‘pensioner’ who died in hospital, after being seriously injured when Russian shelling entered her kitchen on the 11th floor of a residential apartment block.
Kharkiv Human Rights Group report added that two more projectiles hit the same address, damaging a gas pipeline, an official car, and set fire to civilian cars.
Most sources outlined the graphic nature of the victim’s injuries, with images shared widely of the projectile in what appears to be a residential home.
This assessment has reference to ACLED code UKR54214.
The incident occured in the afternoon.
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Geolocation notes (2) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention building 50, on Balakirjeva Street (вул. Балакірєва) being struck. Analysing audio-visual material from sources we have narrowed down the location to these exact coordinates: 50.032611, 36.238746.