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The official state news agency said the fire in the oil tanker outside Baniyas refinery has been extinguished.

Firefighting teams managed to put out a fire that erupted in one of the tanks of an oil tanker near oil downstream in Banias in Tartous.

The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources said in a statement that a fire that erupted in one of the tanks of the oil tanker is believed to be an attack by a drone coming from the direction of Lebanese territorial waters.

The Ministry noted that the Firefighting teams were able to extinguish the fire fully.

There has been a series of mysterious attacks on vessels in recent months.

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