Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RUK162

Incident date

April 29, 2022

Location

Уди, Udy, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Geolocation

50.389362, 36.066622 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

A 32 year old civilian male was injured by alleged Russian shelling of the village of Udy in Kharkiv Oblast on April 29, 2022.

The Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office reported that they had opened a pre-trial investigation into Russian shelling of the village of Udy around 11am on April 29th which resulted in an injury to a 32 year old man and damage to the victim’s car.

Viktor Kovalenko, the head of the Zolochiv community, told Suspilne News that “The man was driving a car. There was a shelling, a shell fell right next to the car. The man had a thigh wound on the left side, he miraculously survived. He was taken to the regional hospital.”

This assessment has reference to ACLED code UKR56846.

The incident occured at approximately 11:00 am local time.

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Udy (Уди), for which the generic coordinates are: 50.389362, 36.066622. 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
    1
  • 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]

  • Screenshot of Facebook post by Serhiy Petrov

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
    1
  • 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]