Two civilians, both men, were reported injured on May 3rd 2022 when Russian forces’ shells allegedly hit Zolochiv in Kharkiv.
Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group reported that Russian forces shelled this area “from the temporarily captured Kozacha Lopan” and that 25 residential buildings were damaged. It was the only source that reported that one civilian was injured, whereas all other sources reported that two civilians were injured.
Suspilne Media reported that the shells hit the town at around 2am. The Head of the Community, Victor Kovalenko reported that “two of our residents were injured. The man, born in 1962, has a hip joint injury, and was hospitalized in a regional hospital in a moderate condition. The second man was born in 1939. He has injuries to both legs, the ambulance took him to the regional hospital,” he said. Two people were injured, livestock burned: the consequences of the shelling of the Zolochiv community in Kharkiv region.”
This assessment has reference to UKR57128.
The incident occured at approximately 2:00 am local time.
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Reports of the incident mention the city of Zolochiv (Золочів), for which the generic coordinates are: 50.274619589848456, 35.97481440340894. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.