A man was killed and between five and six other civilians were injured by alleged Russian shelling of the village of Korotych the morning of April 22, 2022.
The Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office reported on Telegram that a pre-trial investigation had been initiated into an incident where Russian forces shelling the village of Korotych, resulting in the death of a man and the injury of six other civilians, in addition to damage to warehouses. The Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group quoted the director of the Center for Emergency Medical Assistance of the region Viktor Zabashta who added that four trucks and one of the buildings on an area of up to 500 square caught fire.
Kharkiv Life posted on Telegram that the shelling resulted in the injury of five people, all of which were taken to the hospital and that there was no threat to their lives. A tweet from @PashaXVI referred to the man killed as one of the drivers of the trucks, an employee of the warehouse.
A Telegram post from Trukha Ukraine referred to the location as the New Post terminal in Korotych, along with videos showing a building and vehicles on fire. Ostannipodii News added that the New Post warehouse complex is also called “Khai” and was built in 2020.
Suspilne News reported that their correspondent spoke with witnesses who said that a projectile fell on the enterprise with a parachute.
Russian language news source rossaprimavera.ru referred to the warehouse as the largest logistics center in the Kharkiv region, and added that it was possible that the warehouse was used to store weapons supplied to Ukraine from Western countries.
This assessment has reference to ACLED code UKR56281.
The incident occured in the morning.
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Reports of the incident mention a strike on a warehouse complex in the vicinity of the village of Korotych (Коротич). Analysing audio-visual material from sources, we were able to narrow the location down to the following exact coordinates: 49.966218, 36.007603.