Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RUK181

Incident date

May 7, 2022

Location

Золочів, Zolochiv, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Geolocation

50.27589, 35.9727 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

On May 7th, 2022, one health worker, described as a nurse from a local medical institution, was reportedly killed following alleged Russian shelling in Zolochiv district. Local sources all quoted Oleg Sinegubov, the head of Kharkiv OVA.

Airwars did not find any additional information on this incident.

ACLED’s reference code for this incident is UKR57389.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the town of Zolochiv (Золочів), as well as Zolochiv district (Золочівський район). Zolochiv district, to which a number of sources seem to refer, no longer exists, having been integrated into Bohodukhiv district (Богодухівський район) in the course of administrative reforms in 2020. The generic coordinates for the town of Zolochiv are: 50.27589, 35.9727. 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
    1
  • (1 healthcare_personnel)
  • 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 (7) [ 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
    1
  • (1 healthcare_personnel)
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]