Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RUK197

Incident date

May 12, 2022

Location

Шебелинка, Shebelynka, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Geolocation

49.45265, 36.51992 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were killed and five others were injured by alleged Russian shelling of Shebelynka on May 12, 2022.

The head office of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in Kharkiv posted on Telegram that an enemy projectile hit a “hangar building” at 4:35pm causing a fire to break out on the roof of the building and catching 10 trucks on fire. Oleg Sinegubov, head of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration, added that as a result, three people died and five more were injured.

Images posted by Kharkiv Life on Telegram show extensive damage internally and externally to a building.

No other information is available at this time.

This incident has reference to ACLED code UKR57695.

The incident occured at 16:35:00 local time.

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Shebelynka (Шебелинка), for which the generic coordinates are: 49.45265, 36.51992. 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
    3
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (5) [ 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
    3
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]