00:57 GMT14 May 2021
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    The Syrian law enforcers reportedly prevented a possible terror attack in the town of Baniyas, western Tartus province.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) —  The Syrian law enforcers have uncovered the preparation of the attack in the town of Baniyas, the Sana news agency reported citing own police source.

    The news outlet reported that the potential attacker was surrounded at the checkpoint when he tried to enter the city. The town of Baniyas is located in the Tartus province, known for a large port located in the Tartus city, where a Russian naval facility is located.

    There has been no information so far on a terror group suspected of being behind the attack's plot.

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    terror attack, Syrian security forces, Tartus, Baniyas
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