On April 10th 2022, three people, including a child, later identified as a seven year old were killed following Russian shelling in Balakliia, according to Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group. The same source reported that the shelling destroyed civilian homes. The deaths were confirmed by the Izyum State Administration.
There were numerous reports that suspected Russian forces shelled the temporarily Russian-held city of Balakliia, Kharkiv.
A Telegram post by Info_BA_News identified the shelling as having occurred on Kyrpychnu street.
This was part of sixty-six reported attacks across various cities on April 10th, as detailed by Telegram user Kharkiv Life and Synegubov.
All sources attributed the shelling to Russian forces.
This incident has reference to ACLED’s code UKR55506.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Reports of the incident mention Kyrpychna Street (вул. Кирпичну) in the town of Balakliia (Балаклія). The generic coordinates for Kyrpychna Street are: 49.461287, 36.869371. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.