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VLADIKAVKAZ, July 24 (Itar-Tass) - The regime of anti-terrorist operation has been introduced in two settlements several kilometers from North Ossetia's capital, the press service of the regional department of the Federal Security Service /FSB/ said on Tuesday.
The operation which includes security sweeps, began in the villages of Kartsa and Ir on Tuesday morning, the FSB said, "with the view of preventing possible acts of terror, minimizing their aftermath and protecting vital facilities."
Temporary restrictions were introduced in the above settlements until further notice, with police running ID checks and inspecting vehicles.
The authorities have regularly announced "regime of anti-terrorist operation" in the settlements along the republics administrative border.
Law enforcement bodies call such actions "preventive measures aimed at keeping stability in the republic."