Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RUK152

Incident date

April 26, 2022

Location

Дергачі, Derhachi, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Geolocation

50.109589, 36.114197 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported injured in Dergachy after an alleged Russian shelling of Kharkiv on April 26th, 2022.

The head of the Kharkiv Regional State, Oleg Sinegubov, specified that “one person was injured in Dergachy,” and the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group added that according to Vyacheslav Zadorenko, the mayor of Dergachy, the alleged shelling damaged Dergachy’s civilian infrastructure, including several residential buildings and commercial facilities, as well as electricity and gas networks.

Sinegubov, via Telegram, reported that communal services in Kharkiv worked intensely to restore the supply of gas, water, and electricity, where possible.

All sources alleged Russian responsibility for the strike. The local time of this incident is unknown.

This assessment has reference to ACLED code UKR71199.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Strike target
    Gas facility, Power Station
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the city of Derhachi (Дергачі), for which the generic coordinates are: 50.109589, 36.114197. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Russian Military Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Strike target
    Gas facility, Power Station
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]