Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RUK149

Incident date

April 26, 2022

Location

Одноробівка, Odnorobivka, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Geolocation

50.360731, 35.913218 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

On April 26th 2022, between four to five civilians were wounded, among which three men and two women were reportedly injured following Russian artillery shelling in Odnorobivka village, Kharkiv oblast. Sources also mentioned residential buildings damaged by the attack.

Most sources, referring to Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office report counted four civilians injured. However, Suspile News, which covered the attack, counted five. This source quoted the head of Zolochiv community: “We have two seriously injured men, born in 1952 and 1977. Both have fractured femoral necks. Now they are being given first aid, and will be sent to the regional hospital. Two women, both born in 1955, are in a moderate condition, with multiple gunshot wounds. Another man was moderately injured” (…)The Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office reported that the shelling of Odnorobivka is being investigated as a violation of the laws and customs of war (Part 1 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).”

Local sources either said the attack was conducted at around 5pm or 6pm local time. Residential buildings were also partially destroyed during the shelling.

This incident has reference to ACLED code: UKR71200.

The incident occured between 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm local time.

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Odnorobivka (Одноробівка), for which the generic coordinates are: 50.360731, 35.913218. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–5
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Military

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • "The occupiers continue to shell Kharkiv region: four people were injured". Source: Kharkiv Prosecutor Office (Facebook- screenshot)

Russian Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Military
  • Russian Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–5
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Military

Sources (8) [ collapse]