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Syria's armed forces were warned about the U.S. military action hours before the missile strike on the Shayrat airbase, AFP reports. A Syrian military source said they "learned of the American threat and the expected military bombardment on Syrian territory," but were not told exactly where the strike would take place:

We took precautions in more than one military point, including in Shayrat airbase. We moved a number of airplanes towards other areas.— A Syrian military source told AFP

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