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 Approaches to Luhansk Airport are Mined: ATO Fighters are Effectively Cut off from the World – Interior Ministry

Soldiers of the Ukrainian Army are holding the Luhansk airport but its approaches are mined, it is cut off from the outside world.

Thiswas stated by Adviser to the Minister of Internal Affairs AntonGerashchenko on Channel 5, Censor.NET reports with reference toUNN.

He stated that today there is no possibility oflanding an airplane in the Luhansk airport after the downing ofIL-76. "Our guys are at the airport and I'm sure they will notsurrender. But the approaches to the airport are mined. They arepractically cut off from the world," saidGerashchenko.

Answeringthe question of whether it makes sense to hold the airport in thissituation, MP Yurii Sirotiuk replied: "If we give up the airportthen as in Crimea they can land heavy transport planes fromRussia."

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n292262