Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RUK150

Incident date

April 26, 2022

Location

Чугуїв, Chuhuiv, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Geolocation

49.83583638717929, 36.68639650583139 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

On April 26th 2022, a civilian was wounded in the city of Chuhuiv as a result of an allegedly Russian shelling.

According to multiple reports, the head of the Kharkiv Oblast Oleg Sinegubov confirmed the event as part of a number of Russian attacks in the region which resulted in at least 3 dead and 15 injured: “The enemy does not stop shelling the city of Kharkiv and populated areas of the region. Peaceful residents suffer from the blows of the occupiers.”

After the events, allegations on the use of phosphorus bombs spread on social media. The Kharkiv Defense Headquarters did not confirm such information.

There are no other details at this time.

This assessment has reference to ACLED code UKR71188.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the city of Chuhuiv (Чугуїв), for which the generic coordinates are: 49.83583638717929, 36.68639650583139. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Military

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Russian Military Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Military

Sources (6) [ collapse]