One of the soldiers who is in the airport told this to Ukrainska Pravda.
"There is a massive attack against us," he said.
"They were shelling us using two tanks and mortars. It happened at 1pm. and 3 p.m. on Tuesday," the source of Ukrainska Pravda in the ATO troops said.
"There was information of the movement of two BM-21 Grad multiple rocket launchers," the source said.
At the same time the source of Ukrainska Pravda located at the airport gave the following answer to the question whether the militants use Grad against them as of 05:20 pm:
"They are using everything except aviation."
ATO press officer Oleksii Dmytrashkivskyi later confirmed the information about a terrorist attack on the airport of Luhansk to Ukrainian News.
According to his information, four tanks of terrorists are attacking anti-terrorist operation forces in the Luhansk airport as of 05:40 pm.
"There is a fight at the airport right now. The terrorists brought four tanks and attacked the ATO forces position," he said.