On March 19th, 2022 during a clash between Ukrainian and Russian forces, Russian shelling allegedly resulted in the death of five civilians, including a woman, in Izium.
According to several news outlets, five local residents were killed in Izium. 2day.kh.ua detailed the killing of five civilians, according to Oleg Synegubov, head of the Kharkov Military-Civilian Administration. Suspilne Media quoted Synegubov as saying that the death of the five civilians was “the result of hostile actions of the Russian Federation”.
The Police of the Kharkiv region posted on Facebook that “during heavy weapons fire by the Russian military, a 57-year-old woman was near her house and received shrapnel wounds from which she died. Neighbors buried her in the cemetery. People marked the burial place with a plaque with the details of the deceased.” On March 28, 2023 the investigators in the Kharkiv region conducted an examination of the body of the deceased woman and sent it for medical examination.
This assessment has reference to ACLED Code UKR53895.
The incident occured during the night.
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Reports of the incident mention the city of Izium (Ізюм), for which the generic coordinates are: 49.209884, 37.265703. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.